Urban county executive form of government; abandoned shopping carts. (SB1553)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Urban county executive form of government; abandoned shopping carts. Provides that any county that has adopted the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax County) may, by ordinance, provide that it is unlawful for any person to place, leave, or abandon on any real property in the county, or within specified districts within the county, any shopping cart. The ordinance must provide that any such shopping cart that remains on the real property for a period of seven days after a notice of violation is given to the owner of such shopping cart shall be presumed to be abandoned and subject to being removed from the real property by the county or its agents without further notice. In the event any such shopping cart is so removed, the cost of removal, including the cost of disposal, shall be charged to the owner of the shopping cart. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104083D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/29/2019Reported from Local Government with substitute (8-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Committee substitute printed 19105516D-S1
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105516D-S1
02/01/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1553S1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/06/2019Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/13/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 4-N)
02/19/2019Left in Counties, Cities and Towns