2010 Regular Session


File Code: Transportation - Highways Prior Year Introduction As: HB 130/09 - ENV Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 779
Sponsored By:
Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Barnes, Frush, Hecht, Holmes, Kipke, Niemann, F. Turner, V. Turner, Valderrama, Walker, and Lafferty
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 Administration or other designated agencies; authorizing the 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 2/9 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 (122-11)
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

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
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Signs and Billboards

Bill affects the following Statutes:

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


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 560813/01     Offered on: March 19, 2010   at: 11:30 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Environmental Matters
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 21, 2010: Third Reading Passed (122-11)