VA HB647 | 2012 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on February 28 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-02-28 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0030)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Issuance of driver’s licenses to minors. Requires that a licensee who is under the age of 18 at the time that the ceremony is held to issue an original driver’s license be accompanied by a parent, guardian, spouse, or other person in loco parentis. Under current law, a licensee must be accompanied at the ceremony if he is under the age of 18 at the time the application for licensure is made. This bill is a recommendation of the Committee on District Courts.

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Driver's licenses; minors to be accompanied by parent, guardian, etc., to ceremony.


Roll Calls

2012-02-13 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-02-10 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-02-08 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-01-31 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-01-26 - House - House: Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-01-24 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N) (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2012-02-28 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0030)
2012-02-28 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 30 (effective 7/1/12)
2012-02-16 Senate: Signed by President
2012-02-15 House: Signed by Speaker
2012-02-15 House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB647ER)
2012-02-15 House: Enrolled
2012-02-13 Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2012-02-13 Senate: Read third time
2012-02-10 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
2012-02-08 Senate: Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
2012-02-01 Senate: Referred to Committee on Transportation
2012-02-01 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
2012-01-31 House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
2012-01-31 House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
2012-01-30 House: Read second time and engrossed
2012-01-27 House: Read first time
2012-01-26 House: Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N)
2012-01-24 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
2012-01-20 House: Assigned Transportation sub: #3
2012-01-11 House: Referred to Committee on Transportation
2012-01-11 House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100581D

Same As/Similar To

SB113 (Same As) 2012-03-06 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0100)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
462336(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments 750