Bills Pending Virginia House Transportation Committee

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VAHB5004IntroIssuing driver's licenses; ceremony. Makes discretionary the requirement to conduct a formal, appropriate ceremony when issuing original driver's licenses to persons under the age of 18.
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2020-11-09
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB5149IntroDumping trash; personal protective equipment. Adds personal protective equipment to the list of items that are prohibited from being dumped on public or private land without authorization and provides for an additional $500 fine when the dumping invo...
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2020-11-09
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB5001IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles; open hours. Requires all Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers to be open and accept walk-in customers six days a week between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This requirement expires upon the expiration or revoc...
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2020-11-09
To House Transportation Committee
VASB916EngrossTowing fees. The bill raises from $25 to $30 the additional fee that can be charged for towing a vehicle at night, on weekends, or on a holiday. The bill requires localities in Planning District 8 and Planning District 16 to set such additional fee a...
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2020-02-27
To House Transportation Committee
VASB932EngrossUse of handheld personal communications devices; school zones and school property; penalty. Adds school crossing zones and school property to the locations in which a driver is prohibited from holding a handheld personal communications device in his ...
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2020-02-21
To House Transportation Committee
VASB911EngrossParking of vehicles; electric vehicle charging spots; civil penalties. Prohibits a person from parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric vehicle in a space reserved for charging electric vehicles. A violation is subject to a civil penalty of n...
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2020-02-21
To House Transportation Committee
VASB1011EngrossDepartment of Transportation design standards; modifications. Authorizes a Residency Engineer of the Virginia Department of Transportation, a licensed engineer designated by a Residency Engineer, or a licensed engineer selected by a Resident Administ...
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2020-02-20
To House Transportation Committee
VASB1011EngrossDepartment of Transportation design standards; modifications. Authorizes a Residency Engineer of the Virginia Department of Transportation, a licensed engineer designated by a Residency Engineer, or a licensed engineer selected by a Resident Administ...
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2020-02-20
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB620IntroStatewide prioritization process; project selection. Requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board, when evaluating projects under the statewide prioritization process known as SMART SCALE, to evaluate (i) congestion mitigation on the basis of total...
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2020-02-13
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB16IntroSafety belt system use in motor vehicles. Requires all occupants of motor vehicles to utilize a safety belt system. Current law requires the use of safety belts only by (i) occupants under the age of 18, (ii) drivers, and (iii) passengers 18 years of...
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2020-02-13
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB946IntroSpeeding fines; doubled on certain roads in Fauquier County. Doubles the fines for speeding on U.S. Route 15 and U.S. Route 17 in Fauquier County.
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2020-02-13
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1672IntroUse of handheld personal communications device; Use of handheld personal communications device; use by the operator of a motor vehicle. Limits the use of a handheld personal communications device or any other electronic device capable of providing a ...
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2020-02-13
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VAHB387IntroUse of handheld personal communications devices; school Use of handheld personal communications devices; school zones and school property; penalty. Adds school crossing zones and school property to the locations in which a driver is prohibited from h...
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2020-02-13
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VAHB377IntroHolding handheld personal communications devices while Holding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current ...
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2020-02-13
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VAHB512IntroHolding handheld personal communications devices Holding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current law pr...
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2020-02-13
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VAHB642IntroTransportation funding; statewide prioritization process. Requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board, when administering SMART SCALE, to ensure that projects are evaluated for district grant program funds and high-priority funds separately, and t...
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2020-02-13
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1476IntroMotor vehicle dealers; advertising. Prohibits motor vehicle dealers from advertising a vehicle's odometer reading or vehicle miles traveled unless such reading is accurate and such advertisement is updated if the odometer reading or vehicle miles tra...
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2020-02-11
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB247IntroInfliction of injury on pedestrians and wheel chair users; penalties. Increases from a traffic infraction to a Class 2 misdemeanor the penalty for failure to obey traffic lights or stop for pedestrians when such failure results in the death or seriou...
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2020-02-11
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1216IntroState of good repair funds; bridges subject to repeated flooding. Makes bridges that are subject to repeated flooding eligible for state of good repair funding. Under current law, structurally deficient bridges and highways with deficient pavement co...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1389IntroUse of transportation funds in the Commonwealth. Requires affirmative authorization by the General Assembly in an appropriation act for any funds in the Commonwealth, including local and regional funds and toll revenues, to be used for a transportati...
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2020-02-11
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB772IntroVirginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; Department of Transportation authority. Transfers enforcement and oversight authority of the Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988 from the State Corporation Commission to the Department of Transportation.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1729IntroCommonwealth Transportation Board membership; suburban representation. Adds two nonlegislative citizen members who reside in suburban areas and are designated as suburban at-large members to the Commonwealth Transportation Board. Current law provides...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB638IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles; religious exemption; social security number. Provides that a person with a sincerely held religious belief prohibiting the use of a social security number is exempt from providing such number to the Department of Motor V...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB490IntroFarm vehicles; use. Prohibits the nonfarm use of vehicles registered as a farm motor vehicle. Current law permits the use of such vehicles (i) by the owner or his immediate family for attending church or school, securing medical treatment or supplies...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1724IntroSpecial license plates; AUTISM AWARENESS. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for supporters of the Northern Virginia Chapter and Tidewater Chapter of the Autism Society of America and the Autism Society Central Virginia...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB429IntroFree use of toll facilities; teachers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel. Authorizes any teacher employed by a public school district, firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel to use all toll bridges, toll ferries, to...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1714IntroDepartment of Transportation design standards; modifications. Authorizes a resident administrator of the Virginia Department of Transportation to approve modifications to the Department's design standards in certain situations.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB130IntroMotor vehicle safety inspection program. Abolishes the state motor vehicle safety inspection program.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB283IntroTime limitations for highway construction and maintenance. Prohibits construction or maintenance that blocks a lane of travel on a primary or interstate highway between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1571IntroDepartment of Transportation; Elizabeth River Crossings. Directs the Virginia Department of Transportation to terminate the contract with Elizabeth River Crossings related to the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels across the Elizabeth River for cause due t...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB619IntroCommonwealth Mass Transit Fund; allocation to Fredericksburg Regional Transit. Requires that a minimum of $1 million annually be allocated to Fredericksburg Regional Transit from the Commonwealth Mass Transit Fund. The funding is contingent on locali...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1236IntroLane filtering; motorcycles. Authorizes the operator of a two-wheeled motorcycle to pass another vehicle that is stopped or traveling at no more than 10 miles per hour in the same lane, provided that there are at least two lanes of travel in each dir...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB677IntroReverse tolling on Interstate 66; toll revenue on Interstate 66 and Interstate 395. Requires the Department of Transportation, upon completion of the Interstate 66 widening project, to activate reverse tolling on Interstate 66. The bill requires all ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1396IntroInterior lights; operator requirements. Requires the operator of a motor vehicle, autocycle, road roller, road machinery, or tractor truck equipped with an interior light or lights and used on a highway to ensure that such lights are in good working ...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB616IntroVehicle headlights; required to be lighted. Requires every vehicle in operation to display lighted headlights. Currently headlights are required to be lighted only (i) from sunset to sunrise; (ii) during any other time when, because of rain, smoke, f...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1245IntroToll lane enforcement; Midtown Tunnel and Downtown Tunnel. Prohibits the Department of Motor Vehicles from suspending a person's registration certificates or licenses plates due to unpaid tolls when such toll violations occurred at the Midtown Tunnel...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB170IntroCommercial motor vehicles; use of specific global positioning systems. Requires certain commercial motor vehicles to be equipped with global positioning systems (GPS) specifically designed for such vehicles. The bill requires the GPS to be used unles...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB81IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles; examination of driver fitness. Prohibits the Department of Motor Vehicles from reexamining a driver who has already submitted to a driver fitness examination and been deemed fit to drive, unless there is good cause to be...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB364IntroStatewide prioritization process; project selection. Requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board, when evaluating projects under the statewide prioritization process known as SMART SCALE, to evaluate (i) congestion mitigation on the basis of total...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB978IntroImproper driving. Provides that a person is guilty of improper driving if he drives without (i) giving his full time and attention to the operation of the vehicle or (ii) keeping the vehicle under proper control at all times. Current law allows a cou...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1702IntroDepartment of Transportation; speed limits; Planning District 8. Requires the Virginia Department of Transportation to assess the speed limit of any road in Planning District 8 that has a speed limit of 55 miles per hour and has an intersection withi...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1721IntroHandheld speed monitoring devices; civil penalty. Handheld speed monitoring devices; civil penalty. Authorizes law-enforcement officers to operate handheld photo speed monitoring devices, defined in the bill, in or around school crossing zones and hi...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB1278IntroSpecial license plates; NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for supporters of the Native American Rights Fund bearing the legend NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB940IntroSpeed limits for certain large vehicles; U.S. Route 17. Sets the maximum speed limit on U.S. Route 17 between the Town of Warrenton and the census-designated place of Marshall in Fauquier County at 55 miles per hour if the vehicle is a passenger moto...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB344IntroExhaust system; aftermarket exhausts. Authorizes the use of aftermarket exhaust systems in motor vehicles, provided that such system is appropriate for the motor vehicle and prevents a level of noise above the accepted industry standard. The bill req...
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2020-02-11
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VAHB741IntroSpecial license plates; PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of professional engineers bearing the legend PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER.
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2020-02-11
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VAHB779IntroVirginia Fuels Tax Act; refueling vehicles. Exempts persons properly licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles from the prohibition on delivering fuel from a transport truck or tank wagon to the fuel tank of a highway vehicle, provided that such v...
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2020-02-06
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB779IntroVirginia Fuels Tax Act; refueling vehicles. Exempts persons properly licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles from the prohibition on delivering fuel from a transport truck or tank wagon to the fuel tank of a highway vehicle, provided that such v...
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2020-02-06
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1700IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles data privacy; facial recognition technology. Limits the release by the Department of Motor Vehicles (the Department) of information regarding proof documents or of an individual's photograph or signature provided to the D...
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2020-02-06
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1700IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles data privacy; facial recognition technology. Limits the release by the Department of Motor Vehicles (the Department) of information regarding proof documents or of an individual's photograph or signature provided to the D...
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2020-02-06
To House Transportation Committee
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