Amtrak or intercity passenger rail stations; rail signage. (HB2737)

Introduced By

Sen. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Rail and Public Transportation; rail signage. Directs the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to evaluate the placement and maintenance of highway signs to (i) indicate the presence and direction of nearby Amtrak or intercity passenger rail stations and (ii) promote the use of such services. The bill further directs the Department to evaluate the cost and potential funding sources for such signs and to report its findings to the Secretary of Transportation and the Chairmen of the House and Senate Committees on Transportation by December 1, 2019. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103754D
01/16/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2019Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/24/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2019Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Committee substitute printed 19105620D-H1
01/31/2019Read first time
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105620D-H1
02/01/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2737H1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/04/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2019Reported from Transportation (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2737ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/26/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2737ER)
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 553 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0553)