Handheld photo speed monitoring devices; officer may operate near school crossing zone. (SB917)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Handheld photo speed monitoring devices. Provides that a law-enforcement officer may operate a handheld photo speed monitoring device, defined in the bill, in or around a school crossing zone for the purpose of recording images of vehicles that are traveling at speeds of at least 12 miles per hour above the posted school crossing zone speed limit within such school crossing zone when such school crossing zone is indicated by appropriately placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and the use of such handheld automated speed monitoring device. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105241D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2018Committee substitute printed 18106952D-S1
02/07/2018Reported from Transportation with substitute (7-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/12/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106952D-S1
02/12/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB917S1
02/13/2018Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB917S1)
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Read first time
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/19/2018Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
02/22/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety