House Bill 429
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HB 429 Utility trailers; reflectors to be used on rear.   Approved
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Utility trailers; study. Requires that either two or more reflectors of a type approved by the Superintendent of State Police or at least 100 square inches of solid reflectorized material be affixed to the rear end of every trailer that has an unloaded weight of 3,000 pounds or less. The reflectors or reflective material must be applied so as to outline the rear end of the trailer. Full text:
01/14/04  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/13/04 042298488  pdf | impact statement
02/13/04  House: Printed as engrossed 042298488-E  pdf | impact statement
03/05/04  Senate: Committee substitute printed 048293488-S1  pdf
03/23/04  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB429ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/21/04  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0785)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/14/04  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/13/04 042298488
01/14/04  House: Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/19/04  House: Assigned to Tra. sub-committee: 3
02/10/04  House: Reported from Tra. w/amds (15-Y 0-N)
02/12/04  House: Read first time
02/13/04  House: Read second time
02/13/04  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/04  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB429E
02/13/04  House: Printed as engrossed 042298488-E
02/14/04  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/14/04  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/14/04  House: Communicated to Senate
02/16/04  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/04  Senate: Referred to Committee on Transportation
03/04/04  Senate: Reported from Transportation w/sub (15-Y 0-N)
03/05/04  Senate: Committee substitute printed 048293488-S1
03/08/04  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
03/08/04  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (36-Y 0-N)
03/09/04  Senate: Read third time
03/09/04  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/09/04  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 048293488-S1
03/09/04  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB429S1
03/09/04  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/09/04  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
03/09/04  House: Placed on Calendar
03/10/04  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/10/04  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/23/04  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB429ER)
03/23/04  House: Enrolled
03/24/04  House: Signed by Speaker
03/24/04  Senate: Signed by President
04/14/04  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 785 (effective 7/1/04)
04/21/04  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0785)



    VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
    An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Article 10 of Chapter 10 of Title 46.2 a section numbered 46.2-1088.4, relating to reflectors or reflective material on the rear end of certain trailers.
    [H 429]
    Approved

    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Article 10 of Chapter 10 of Title 46.2 a section numbered 46.2-1088.4 as follows:

    ยง 46.2-1088.4. Reflectors or reflectorized material required on rear end of certain trailers.

    There shall be affixed to the rear end of every trailer that has an unloaded weight of 3,000 pounds or less either two or more reflectors of a type approved by the Superintendent or at least 100 square inches of solid reflectorized material. The reflectors or reflective material shall be applied so as to outline the rear end of the trailer.


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