Purple Heart State; Dept. of Transportation shall place and maintain signs along certain highways. (SB847)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg) with support from co-patron Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Purple Heart State; Department of Transportation. Directs the Department of Transportation to place and maintain signs along certain highways reflecting the 2016 designation by the General Assembly of Virginia as a Purple Heart State. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104685D
01/16/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
01/30/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB847)
02/09/2018Reported from Rules (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/12/2018Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Read first time
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/20/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/22/2018Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Read second time
02/27/2018Read third time
02/27/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/27/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB847ER)
03/01/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB847ER)
03/06/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
03/06/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/19/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 366 (effective 7/1/18)
03/19/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0366)