Bills Pending Virginia Senate Transportation Committee

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VASB116IntroSpecial license plates; NO BULLY ZONE. Authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for members and supporters of the Parents Against Bullying organization bearing the legend NO BULLY ZONE.
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2017-12-15
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB104IntroReckless driving; exceeding speed limit. Raises from 80 to 85 miles per hour the speed above which a person who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth is guilty of reckless driving regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.
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2017-12-12
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB97IntroDriving with animal prohibited. Prohibits any person, while operating a moving motor vehicle, to (i) have an animal on his lap, (ii) permit an animal to impede his free access to and use of vehicle controls, or (iii) obstruct his vision.
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2017-12-12
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB88IntroPassing in a bicycle lane prohibited. Prohibits the driver of a motor vehicle from using a bicycle lane to pass or attempt to pass another vehicle.
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2017-12-11
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB87IntroCareless driving; cause of injury to vulnerable road user. Provides that a person who operates a motor vehicle in a careless or distracted manner and is the proximate cause of serious physical injury to a vulnerable road user, defined in the bill as ...
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2017-12-11
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB84IntroTemporary registration of fleet vehicles; penalty. Provides that the Department of Motor Vehicles may issue to fleet logistics providers, defined in the bill, a temporary registration for certain fleet vehicles. The bill requires that such temporary ...
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2017-12-08
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB73IntroOverweight permits for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce; bridges and culverts. Provides that no vehicle issued an overweight permit for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce, regardless of the vehicle's axle weights or axle spacing, shall cross any ...
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2017-12-01
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB74IntroUse of handheld personal communications devices while driving. Expands the prohibition on using a handheld personal communications device while operating a motor vehicle to all communications unless the device is specifically designed to allow voice ...
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2017-12-01
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB46IntroYielding the right-of-way to pedestrians; stopping. Clarifies the duties of vehicle drivers to stop to allow pedestrians to cross highways at (i) clearly marked crosswalks, whether at mid-block or at the end of any block; (ii) any regular pedestrian ...
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2017-11-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB591IntroRegulation of taxicab services by localities; background checks. Requires localities to adopt ordinances requiring that a criminal history background check be performed before an individual is authorized as a driver and at least once every two years ...
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2016-12-02
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB379IntroMaximum speed limits; fines doubled. Allows a county to provide by ordinance that fines for speeding on a nonlimited access highway having four or more lanes in such county are doubled.
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2016-12-02
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB526IntroMotor vehicle safety inspections; single sticker. Provides that passage of a motor vehicle safety inspection is a condition to registration or registration renewal. Motorists would be provided with a safety inspection decal that indicates the month o...
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2016-12-02
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB762IntroSpecial license plates; PROUD WOMAN VETERAN. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of Virginia Women Veterans bearing the legend PROUD WOMAN VETERAN.
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2016-12-02
To Senate Transportation Committee
VASB702IntroBridge structures; attachment to locality; annual service fee. Provides that a bridge constructed and operated in accordance with Chapter 581 of the Acts of Assembly of 2009, known as the Jordan Bridge, is not within either locality to which it is at...
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2016-12-02
To Senate Transportation Committee
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