VA SB405 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-01-30 - Stricken at request of Patron in Transportation (14-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Department of Motor Vehicles; access to documents. Provides for the Department of Motor Vehicles (Department) to facilitate access to certain documents. The bill requires the Department to accept a printed version of an online United States Postal Service change of address confirmation as primary proof of Virginia residency for the purpose of issuing special identification cards and certain driver's licenses and permits. The bill prohibits the Department from charging fees for the issuance of driver's licenses, learner's permits, commercial driver's licenses, special identification cards, and special identification cards without a photograph if the applicant provides proof that he is a current recipient of a state or federally funded public assistance program for the indigent. The bill requires the Department to issue, upon request and free of charge, a special identification card to replace any suspended, revoked, or canceled driver's license surrendered to a court or the Department. The bill requires the Department of Corrections and the sheriff, jail superintendent, or other jail administrator of a local correctional facility to provide, upon request and free of charge, a special identification card to a prisoner upon his release.

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Motor Vehicles, Department of; access to certain documents.


Roll Calls

2020-01-30 - Senate - Senate: Stricken at request of Patron in Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-01-30SenateStricken at request of Patron in Transportation (14-Y 0-N)
2020-01-07SenateReferred to Committee on Transportation
2020-01-07SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103436D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
462323.1(n/a)See Bill Text
462332(n/a)See Bill Text
462345(n/a)See Bill Text
462345.2(n/a)See Bill Text
462370(n/a)See Bill Text
462398(n/a)See Bill Text
531116.1:02(n/a)See Bill Text
53131.4(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments