Passing a stopped school bus; civil penalty. (HB1695)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Passing a stopped school bus; civil penalty. Increases from $250 to $500 the civil penalty for passing a stopped school bus. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/11/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101584D
12/11/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/09/2019Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/17/2019Referred from Transportation
01/17/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Courts of Justice


Jack Mclaury writes:

I think that this Bill is important and should become a law, it doesn't have to be 500 dollars but a stop sign on a bus is just like a stop sign on the street and no one follows those. So if we have a fine then people would follow these laws.

Jack McLaury