2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegates Taylor, V. Turner, Anderson, Barnes, Benson, Carr, Feldman, Ramirez, Rice, Robinson, and Ross
Public Safety - Potomac River Bridges Security Zone Pilot Program


Establishing the Potomac River Bridges Security Zone Pilot Program in the Department of State Police; providing that the purpose of the Program is to provide a 500-foot security zone in the water surrounding the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge and the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge on the Potomac River; requiring the Department to contract with a private security firm to patrol the 500-foot security zone surrounding each bridge; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Boats and Ships
Bridges and Tunnels
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Rivers and Streams
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State Police, Department of

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 2-101 , 2-301 , 2-314 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered