VA HB1868 | 2021 | 1st Special Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB1868


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Passed on March 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-18 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0136)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Commercial driver's licenses. Disqualifies for life from holding a commercial driver's license persons convicted of a felony involving an act or practice of severe forms of trafficking in persons while driving a commercial motor vehicle. The bill prohibits the Department of Motor Vehicles and every district court or circuit court or the clerk thereof from reducing, dismissing, deferring, or otherwise concealing a conviction of any offense committed while operating a commercial motor vehicle or of any holder of a commercial driver's license or permit charged with any offense committed while operating a noncommercial motor vehicle and requires the Department and the courts to comply with federal laws and regulations regarding such convictions. The bill also authorizes Class A driver training schools to administer the commercial driver's license knowledge examinations.

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Commercial driver's licenses; disqualification for life from holding license, human trafficking.


Roll Calls

2021-02-23 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-22 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-18 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-26 - House - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-01-21 - House - House: Reported from Transportation (21-Y 0-N) (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-01-18 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N) (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-18 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0136)
2021-03-18 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 136 (effective 7/1/21)
2021-03-01 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
2021-03-01HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201
2021-02-27SenateSigned by President
2021-02-26HouseSigned by Speaker
2021-02-26HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB1868ER)
2021-02-23SenatePassed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2021-02-23SenateRead third time
2021-02-22SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2021-02-18SenateReported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
2021-02-05SenateContinued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
2021-01-27SenateReferred to Committee on Transportation
2021-01-27SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2021-01-26HouseVOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
2021-01-26HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
2021-01-25HouseRead second time and engrossed
2021-01-22HouseRead first time
2021-01-21HouseReported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N)
2021-01-18HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
2021-01-12HouseAssigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles
2021-01-08HouseReferred to Committee on Transportation
2021-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102058D

Same As/Similar To

HB1868 (Carry Over) 2021-02-05 - Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4621702(n/a)See Bill Text
462341.18(n/a)See Bill Text
462382(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments