Uniform Statewide Building Code; outdoor advertising. (SB1535)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Uniform Statewide Building Code; outdoor advertising. Requires the owner of a sign located along an Interstate System highway that has a height that is greater than the distance from such sign to the shoulder edge of the pavement to have such sign periodically inspected for building code compliance. The bill authorizes the Commissioner of Highways to remove any such sign without notice and at the cost of the owner if the sign poses a risk to highway safety or public safety. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102227D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/21/2019Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Rereferred to Transportation
01/30/2019Reported from Transportation with amendments (10-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Reading of amendments waived
02/04/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1535E
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19102227D-E
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/07/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
02/14/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/14/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1535E)
02/19/2019Left in General Laws