2000 Uncodified Acts

2000 Virginia Uncodified Acts
5/28/2022

CHAPTER 940

An Act to amend and reenact Chapter 865 of the Acts of Assembly of 1999, relating to authority of certain localities to adopt ordinances prohibiting speeding in residence districts; penalty.

[S 107]

Approved April 9, 2000

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That Chapter 865 of the Acts of Assembly of 1999 is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 1. The governing body of any town with a population between 14,000 and 15,000 may by ordinance (i) prohibit the operation of a motor vehicle at a speed of twenty miles an per hour or more in excess of the applicable maximum speed limit in a residence district and (ii) provide that any person who violates the prohibition shall be subject to a mandatory civil penalty of $100, not subject to suspension.

§ 2. The governing body of any city with a population between 9,000 and 11,000 may by ordinance (i) prohibit the operation of a motor vehicle at a speed of fifteen miles per hour or more in excess of the applicable maximum speed limit in a residence district, as defined in § 46.2-100 of the Code of Virginia, when indicated by appropriately placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and the penalty for violations and (ii) provide that any person who violates the prohibition shall be subject to a civil penalty of $100, in addition to other penalty provided by law.