Arland D. Williams, Jr. Memorial Bridge; added to Potomac River Bridge Towing Compact. (SB131)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Potomac River Bridge Towing Compact. Adds the Arland D. Williams, Jr. Memorial Bridge to the Potomac River bridges subject to the Potomac River Bridge Towing Compact to facilitate the prompt and orderly removal of disabled and abandoned vehicles from the bridges by giving the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia appropriate authority anywhere on the bridges. The effective date of this amendment to the Compact is contingent upon enactment of substantially similar legislation by the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. The bill contains technical amendments. This bill incorporates SB 33. This bill is identical to HB 386. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102230D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2022Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2022Committee substitute printed 22104820D-S1
01/18/2022Incorporates SB33 (Marsden)
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB131)
01/19/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/20/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2022Read second time
01/21/2022Reading of substitute waived
01/21/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22104820D-S1
01/21/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB131S1
01/24/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB131S1)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/22/2022Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Read second time
02/25/2022Read third time
02/25/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/25/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB131ER)
03/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB131ER)
03/01/2022Signed by Speaker
03/02/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 635 (effective - see bill)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0635)

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