Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.; funds from license plates may be used to support operation. (SB792)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special license plates; Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Provides that funds received by Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc., as a result of its special revenue-sharing license plate fees may be used to support the group's operation and programs in Virginia. Current law requires that such funds be used only to clear the scenic overlooks along the Blue Ridge Parkway in order to promote tourism along the Parkway in Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104232D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/17/2018Reported from Transportation with amendment (9-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2018Passed by for the day
01/23/2018Passed by for the day
01/24/2018Read second time
01/24/2018Reading of amendment waived
01/24/2018Committee amendment agreed to
01/24/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB792E
01/24/2018Printed as engrossed 18104232D-E
01/25/2018Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Placed on Calendar
01/29/2018Read first time
01/29/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/12/2018Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
02/22/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/27/2018Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Read second time
03/02/2018Read third time
03/02/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
03/02/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB792ER)
03/06/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 631 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0631)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.