SB 984 Uniform Statewide Building Code & Fire Prevention Code; applicability of certain transp. assets.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Uniform Statewide Building Code and State Fire Prevention Code; applicability to certain transportation assets owned by the Virginia Department of Transportation. Provides that the Uniform Statewide Building Code and the State Fire Prevention Code do not apply to roadway tunnels and bridges owned by the Department of Transportation. Such structures are to be designed, constructed, and operated in compliance with fire safety standards that are based on nationally recognized model codes and standards. The standards will be developed by the Department in consultation with the State Fire Marshal and approved by the Commonwealth Transportation Board. Under the bill, the Department is required to report annually to the State Fire Marshall on the maintenance and operability of installed fire protection and detection systems in roadway tunnels and on bridges.

Full text:
01/11/05  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 052724124  pdf | impact statement
01/31/05  Senate: Printed as engrossed 052724124-E  pdf
03/07/05  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB984ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/29/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0341)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments

Status:
01/11/05  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 052724124
01/11/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/05  Senate: Reported from General Laws (15-Y 0-N)
01/28/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/28/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
01/31/05  Senate: Read second time
01/31/05  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
01/31/05  Senate: Amendments by Sen. Watkins agreed to
01/31/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB984E
01/31/05  Senate: Printed as engrossed 052724124-E
02/01/05  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  Senate: Communicated to House
02/09/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/09/05  House: Read first time
02/09/05  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/09/05  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: Subcommittee #1...
02/17/05  House: Reported from General Laws with amds (20-Y 1-N)
02/21/05  House: Read second time
02/22/05  House: Read third time
02/22/05  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/22/05  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/05  House: Passed House with amendments (94-Y 3-N)
02/22/05  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 3-N)
02/23/05  Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (36-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB984ER)
03/09/05  Senate: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/21/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 341 (effective 7/1/05)
03/29/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0341)