School boards, local; display of commercial advertising material on school buses. (HB809)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol) with support from co-patron Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local school boards; display of commercial advertising material on school buses. Permits local school boards to display commercial advertising material on the sides of school buses between the rear wheels and the rear of the bus, provided that no such material (i) obstructs the name of the school division or the number of the school bus, (ii) is sexually explicit, or (iii) pertains to alcohol; food or beverages that do not meet the nutrition standards developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture pursuant to the federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 or any additional state or local nutrition standards for food or beverages sold to students in school; gambling; politics; or tobacco. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100665D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB809)
01/24/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018Reported from Education with amendments (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time
02/01/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB809E
02/01/2018Printed as engrossed 18100665D-E
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House (74-Y 24-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB809E)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2018Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/15/2018Committee substitute printed to LIS only 18107230D-S1
02/15/2018Continued to 2019 in Education and Health (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Education and Health