Disposing of litter; penalty. (HB1801)

Introduced By

Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston) with support from co-patrons Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), and Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disposing of litter; penalty. Increases the minimum fine for dumping or disposing of litter, trash, or other unsightly matter on public or private property from $250 to $500. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/04/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101638D
01/04/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/12/2021Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Innovations and General Topics
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2021Reported from Transportation (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2021Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/27/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1801)
01/27/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 2-N)
01/29/2021Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Read second time
02/02/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB1801E
02/02/2021Printed as engrossed 21101638D-E
02/03/2021Read third time and passed House (67-Y 31-N)
02/03/2021VOTE: Passage (67-Y 31-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/03/2021Passed House (65-Y 32-N)
02/03/2021VOTE: Passage #2 (65-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1801E)
02/04/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Reported from Transportation (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Read third time
02/16/2021Defeated by Senate (18-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Passed by for the day
02/16/2021 Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Read third time
02/17/2021Passed Senate (23-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1801ER)
02/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1801ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 175 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0175)