Speed limits; local authority. (HB261)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Reduction of speed limits; local authority. Authorizes localities to reduce the speed limit by up to 10 miles per hour on any highway within its boundaries if indicated by lawfully placed signs and based on a traffic engineering study and analysis. Current law authorizes localities to reduce the speed limit to less than 25 miles per hour, but not less than 15 miles per hour, on highways within its boundaries that are located in a business district or residence district and maintained by the locality. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102856D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2022Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2 Transportation Infrastructure and Funding
01/26/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB261)
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022Left in Transportation

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