2009 Regular Session


File Code: Transportation - Highways Prior Year Introduction As: HB 921/08 - ENV
Sponsored By:
Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Frush, Barnes, Griffith, Holmes, Howard, Ivey, Levi, Malone, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice, Ross, Tarrant, F. Turner, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, Walker, and Weldon
State Highway Administration - Unauthorized Signs on Highway Rights-of-Way


Providing for original jurisdiction of the District Court for specified actions; prohibiting a person without authorization from the State Highway Administration from placing a sign within the right-of-way of a State highway; clarifying that such signs may be removed by the State Highway Administration or other designated agencies; authorizing the State Highway Administration or a specified county or municipal corporation government to collect civil penalties and to seek an injunction against violations; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (112-22)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments
Special Order later today (Senator Exum) Adopted
Motion Special Order later today (Senator Exum) Adopted

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
District Courts
Highway Administration, State
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Signs and Billboards

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 4-401 , 4-401 , 4-401 )
( 8-605 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 360413/01     Offered on: April 8, 2009   at: 10:20 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 958979/01     Offered on: April 14, 2009   at: 10:48 a.m.     Status: Incomplete
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
April 3, 2009: Third Reading Passed (112-22)