Potomac River Bridge Towing Compact; adds several bridges to Compact. (SB1296)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Potomac River Bridge Towing Compact. Adds the Harry W. Nice Bridge, Sandy Hook Bridge, Brunswick Bridge, and Point of Rocks Bridge to the Potomac River bridges subject to the Potomac River Bridge Towing Compact to facilitate the prompt and orderly removal of disabled and abandoned vehicles from the bridges by giving the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia appropriate authority anywhere on the bridges. This amendment to the Compact shall not become effective until a substantially similar amendment is enacted by the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia, as provided for in the Compact. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102225D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2019Rereferred from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Rereferred to Transportation
01/30/2019Reported from Transportation with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1296E
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19102225D-E
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/08/2019Referred from Privileges and Elections
02/08/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/08/2019Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #3
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/14/2019Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Read second time
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1296ER)
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/14/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 403 (effective - see bill)
03/14/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0403)