Outdoor advertising; regulation, signs in sight of public highways. (SB995)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Regulation of outdoor advertising in sight of public highways; exceptions. Provides that signs that are related to public safety, provide directional information, or provide public information may be situated or installed in highway rights-of-way. The bill provides that any signs other than those related to public safety, providing directional information, or providing public information may not be situated or installed in highway rights-of-way. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


02/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18107185D
02/19/2018Introduced at the request of Governor
02/19/2018Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 18107185D
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/21/2018Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/28/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (8-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Read first time
03/05/2018Read second time
03/05/2018Reading of amendment waived
03/05/2018Committee amendment agreed to
03/05/2018Emergency clause deleted
03/05/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB995E
03/05/2018Printed as engrossed 18107185D-E
03/06/2018Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Placed on Calendar
03/07/2018Read first time
03/07/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
03/08/2018Reported from Transportation (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Read second time
03/09/2018Read third time
03/09/2018Passed House (89-Y 6-N)
03/09/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/20/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB995ER)
03/20/2018Signed by Speaker
03/22/2018Signed by President
03/26/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 26, 2018
03/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB995ER)
04/06/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 794 (effective 7/1/18)
04/06/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0794)