Toll facilities, certain; free use by emergency medical services vehicles. (SB1183)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patron Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Free use of certain toll facilities; emergency medical services vehicles. Specifies that for the operator of an emergency medical services vehicle to qualify for a toll pass that allows free use of certain toll bridges, toll roads, and other toll facilities in the Commonwealth while in the performance of his official duties, the vehicle must (i) hold a valid emergency medical services vehicle permit issued by the Office of Emergency Medical Services and (ii) be equipped, maintained, or operated to provide emergency medical care or transportation of patients who are sick, injured, wounded, or otherwise incapacitated or helpless. Current law requires that an emergency medical services vehicle be owned by a political subdivision of the Commonwealth or a nonprofit association or corporation to qualify for such a toll pass. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102292D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2019Committee substitute printed 19105115D-S1
01/16/2019Incorporates SB1338 (Reeves)
01/16/2019Reported from Transportation with substitute (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read second time
01/21/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/21/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105115D-S1
01/21/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1183S1
01/22/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Placed on Calendar
01/24/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/25/2019Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
02/06/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/12/2019Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1183ER)
02/18/2019Signed by Speaker
02/19/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/20/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/08/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 269 (effective 7/1/19)
03/08/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0269)
03/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1183ER)