Toll facilities, certain; free use by emergency medical services vehicles. (SB1183)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patron Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)

Progress

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

Description

Free use of certain toll facilities; emergency medical services vehicles. Specifies that for the operator of an emergency medical services vehicle to qualify for a toll pass that allows free use of certain toll bridges, toll roads, and other toll facilities in the Commonwealth while in the performance of their official duties, the vehicle must (i) hold a valid emergency medical services vehicle permit issued by the Office of Emergency Medical Services and (ii) be equipped, maintained, or operated to provide emergency medical care or transportation of patients who are sick, injured, wounded, or otherwise incapacitated or helpless. The only requirement in current law is that emergency medical services vehicles are qualified if owned by a political subdivision of the Commonwealth or a nonprofit association or corporation. Read the Bill »

Status

01/16/2019: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102292D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2019Committee substitute printed 19105115D-S1
01/16/2019Incorporates SB1338 (Reeves)
01/16/2019Reported from Transportation with substitute (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read second time
01/21/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/21/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105115D-S1
01/21/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1183S1

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