VA SB33 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 20 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-11-20 - Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Pending: Senate Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Marijuana offenses; driver's license forfeiture. Eliminates the requirement that the Virginia Department of Transportation receive written assurance from the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation that Virginia will not lose any federal funds as a prerequisite to implementing revisions enacted in 2017 that except persons who have been placed on deferred disposition for simple possession of marijuana, subject to certain exceptions, from the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense. The bill contains an emergency clause.

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Marijuana offenses; driver's license forfeiture.



2017-11-20SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2017-11-20SenatePrefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/10/18

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