Parking of vehicles; electric vehicle charging spots, signage for tow-away zone, civil penalties. (SB278)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Parking of vehicles; electric vehicle charging spots; civil penalties. Prohibits a person from parking a vehicle not capable of receiving an electric charge in a space reserved for charging electric vehicles. A violation is subject to a civil penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $250, and the vehicle may be towed or impounded. Read the Bill »


01/19/2022: Passed the Senate


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101360D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/13/2022Reported from Transportation (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2022Read second time
01/18/2022Reading of amendments waived
01/18/2022Amendments by Senator Ebbin agreed to (25-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB278E
01/18/2022Printed as engrossed 22101360D-E
01/19/2022Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)

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