Temporary work signs; damaging or removing, penalty. (HB1712)

Introduced By

Del. Otto Wachsmann (R-Sussex)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Damaging or removing temporary work signs; penalty. Expands the prohibition on damaging or removing traffic control devices or street signs, punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor, to include damaging or removing temporary signs approved by the Department of Transportation warning motorists that work is in progress on or adjacent to the highway or that certain vehicles may be entering the highway. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23101688D
01/09/2023Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2023Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2 Transportation Infrastructure and Funding
01/19/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB1712)
01/24/2023Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/26/2023Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2023Read first time
01/31/2023Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2023Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/01/2023VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2023Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2023Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/09/2023Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2023Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2023Read third time
02/14/2023Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2023Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1712ER)
02/20/2023Signed by Speaker
02/21/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB1712ER)
02/21/2023Signed by President
03/02/2023Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 2, 2023
03/02/2023G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
03/24/2023G Approved by Governor-Chapter 472 (effective 7/1/23)
03/24/2023G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0472)