2009 Regular Session


File Code: Environment Prior Year Introduction As: SB 254/99 - EEA Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 539
Sponsored By:
Delegates McIntosh, Beidle, Bobo, Cane, Carr, V. Clagett, Dumais, Frush, Glenn, Guzzone, Haynes, Healey, Hecht, Holmes, Hucker, Ivey, Lafferty, Love, Montgomery, Niemann, Robinson, Stein, and Waldstreicher
Driver Relief Act of 2009


Requiring specified plans and programs to provide for air quality improvement by attaining a specified performance objective of reducing the statewide average of vehicle miles traveled (VMT) by a specified amount by January 1, 2036; requiring a specified schedule for reducing VMT; requiring the Department of the Environment to review and evaluate specified plans and programs for compliance with the Act; and authorizing the Department to adopt specified regulations.

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 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Local Government Mandates
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Public Works
Rules and Regulations
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 2-303.2 )


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