SB556: Speeding fines; exceeding speed limit on U.S. Route 15 and U.S. Route 17 in Fauquier County.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 46.2-878.2:1, relating to speeding fines on certain roads.
[S 556]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 46.2-878.2:1 as follows:

§ 46.2-878.2:1. Maximum speed limits on certain roads.

Operation of any motor vehicle in excess of the maximum speed limit established for U.S. Route 15 and U.S. Route 17 in Fauquier County, when indicated by appropriately placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and the penalty for violations, shall be unlawful and shall constitute a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of $15, in addition to other penalties provided by law. Subject to the issuance of a permit by the Commissioner of Highways, the county may, at its own expense, install and maintain such signs.


SENATE BILL NO. 556
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on Transportation
on February 20, 2020)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator Vogel)
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 46.2-878.2:1, relating to speeding fines on certain roads.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 46.2-878.2:1 as follows:

§ 46.2-878.2:1. Maximum speed limits on certain roads.

Operation of any motor vehicle in excess of the maximum speed limit established for U.S. Route 15 and U.S. Route 17 in Fauquier County, when indicated by appropriately placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and the penalty for violations, shall be unlawful and shall constitute a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of $15, in addition to other penalties provided by law. Subject to the issuance of a permit by the Commissioner of Highways, the county may, at its own expense, install and maintain such signs.


SENATE BILL NO. 556
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the Senate Committee on Transportation
on January 23, 2020)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator Vogel)
A BILL related to speeding fines; certain roads.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. Operation of any motor vehicle in excess of the maximum speed limit established for U.S. Route 15 and U.S. Route 17 in Fauquier County, when indicated by appropriately placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and the penalty for violations, shall be unlawful and shall constitute a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of $15, in addition to other penalties provided by law. Subject to the issuance of a permit by the Commissioner of Highways, the county may, at its own expense, install and maintain such signs.

SENATE BILL NO. 556

Offered January 8, 2020
Prefiled January 7, 2020
A BILL to amend and reenact § 46.2-878.3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to speeding fines; doubled on certain roads in Fauquier County.
Patron-- Vogel

Referred to Committee on Transportation

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 46.2-878.3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 46.2-878.3. Prepayment of fines for violations of speed limits.

A. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Traffic Infractions and Uniform Fine Schedule adopted by the Supreme Court for prepayment of fines shall, in all instances where prepayment of a fine is permitted, include a fine of $6 per mile-per-hour in excess of posted speed limits provided for in this article. However, such Traffic Infractions and Uniform Fine Schedule shall include a fine of $7 per mile-per-hour in excess of posted speed limits for a violation of §§ 46.2-873 and 46.2-878.1 and $8 per mile-per-hour in excess of posted speed limits for a violation of § 46.2-878.2.

B. The otherwise applicable fines set forth in the Traffic Infractions and Uniform Fine Schedule adopted by the Supreme Court of Virginia shall be doubled in the case of a violation of the applicable maximum speed limit on U.S. Route 15 and U.S. Route 17 in Fauquier County.