Firefighting equipment; weight limitation on interstate. (HB991)

Introduced By

Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Firefighting equipment; weight limitation on interstate. Requires firefighting equipment to comply with existing weight limitations for emergency vehicles on interstate highways. Current law exempts firefighting equipment from all size and weight limitations. The bill exempts emergency vehicles registered to a federal, state, or local agency or a fire company from any fee typically charged for the issuance of an overweight permit for such vehicle. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105111D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Systems
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/21/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2020Reported from Transportation with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Read first time
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB991)
01/24/2020Read second time
01/24/2020Committee amendment agreed to
01/24/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB991E
01/24/2020Printed as engrossed 20105111D-E
01/27/2020Read third time and passed House (91-Y 8-N)
01/27/2020VOTE: Passage (91-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB991E)
02/27/2020Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Passed by for the day
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB991ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB991ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 975 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0975)