Vehicles stopped at crosswalks; prohibition on passing. (HB2155)

Introduced By

Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston) with support from co-patrons Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), and Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Vehicles stopped at crosswalks; prohibition on passing. Prohibits the driver of a vehicle from overtaking and passing a vehicle stopped at a marked crosswalk to permit a pedestrian to cross the highway. Amends § 46.2-924, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101728D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2019Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2155)
01/29/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 6-N)
02/05/2019Left in Transportation

Comments

diana smith writes:

I am surprised that this is even a possibility! (I do know its a common practice) -- I thought if a pedestrian is in a cross-walk, cars were not allowed to enter. Alas, I have often found that cars think okay to swish around pedestrians (front and back) who are walking in the cross walk.

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