Bills Pending Virginia House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee

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VAHB1672IntroUse of handheld personal communications device; use by the operator of a motor vehicle. Limits the use of a handheld personal communications device or any other electronic device capable of providing a visual display that is in the view of the driver...
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2020-01-21
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB1577IntroTow truck drivers; criminal history. Authorizes the Department of Criminal Justice Services, at its discretion, to issue a tow truck driver registration to a person who was convicted of a violent crime or a crime involving the driving of a tow truck ...
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2020-01-17
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB621IntroSpeed monitoring systems; local ordinances. Provides that a locality may, by ordinance, establish a speed enforcement program utilizing an automated speed monitoring system that creates recorded images of vehicles traveling at least 10 miles per hour...
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2020-01-17
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB130IntroMotor vehicle safety inspection program. Abolishes the state motor vehicle safety inspection program.
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2020-01-15
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB874IntroHolding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current law prohibits (i) the reading of any email or text mess...
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2020-01-15
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB387IntroUse of handheld personal communications devices; school zones and school property; penalty. Adds school crossing zones and school property to the locations in which a driver is prohibited from holding a handheld personal communications device in his ...
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2020-01-15
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB377IntroHolding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current law prohibits (i) the reading of any email or text mess...
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2020-01-15
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB512IntroHolding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle. Prohibits any person from holding a handheld personal communications device while driving a motor vehicle. Current law prohibits (i) the reading of any email or text mess...
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2020-01-15
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB1476IntroMotor vehicle dealers; advertising. Prohibits motor vehicle dealers from advertising a vehicle's odometer reading or vehicle miles traveled unless such reading is accurate and such advertisement is updated if the odometer reading or vehicle miles tra...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB247IntroInfliction of injury on pedestrians and wheel chair users; penalties. Increases from a traffic infraction to a Class 2 misdemeanor the penalty for failure to obey traffic lights or stop for pedestrians when such failure results in the death or seriou...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB16IntroSafety belt system use in motor vehicles. Requires all occupants of motor vehicles to utilize a safety belt system. Current law requires the use of safety belts only by (i) occupants under the age of 18, (ii) drivers, and (iii) passengers 18 years of...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB1439IntroTransportation safety. Adopts several initiatives related to transportation and safety, including: (i) making it illegal to possess an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, (ii) requiring all passengers in a vehicle to wear safety belts and m...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB638IntroDepartment of Motor Vehicles; religious exemption; social security number. Provides that a person with a sincerely held religious belief prohibiting the use of a social security number is exempt from providing such number to the Department of Motor V...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB1414IntroTransportation. Amends numerous law related to Transportation. Amends numerous law related to
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB1511IntroTowing fees. The bill raises from $25 to $30 the additional fee that can be charged for towing a vehicle at night, on weekends, or on a holiday. The bill requires localities in Planning District 8 and Planning District 16 to set such additional fee a...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB1427IntroPassing stopped school bus; vendor; administrative fee. Authorizes a private vendor operating a video monitoring system for a school division for the purpose of recording those illegally passing stopped school buses to impose and collect an administr...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB160IntroSpecial license plate bearing the legend STOP GUN VIOLENCE; revenue-sharing provisions. Provides that the special license plate bearing the legend STOP GUN VIOLENCE will remain non-revenue sharing. Current law provides that such special license plate...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB1442IntroHandheld speed monitoring devices; civil penalty. Authorizes law-enforcement officers to operate handheld photo speed monitoring devices, defined in the bill, in or around school crossing zones and highway work zones for the purpose of recording imag...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB578IntroSmoking in motor vehicle with a minor present. Expands the group in the presence of whom it is illegal to smoke in a motor vehicle from minors under the age of eight to any minor.
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB1236IntroLane filtering; motorcycles. Authorizes the operator of a two-wheeled motorcycle to pass another vehicle that is stopped or traveling at no more than 10 miles per hour in the same lane, provided that there are at least two lanes of travel in each dir...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB1396IntroInterior lights; operator requirements. Requires the operator of a motor vehicle, autocycle, road roller, road machinery, or tractor truck equipped with an interior light or lights and used on a highway to ensure that such lights are in good working ...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB616IntroVehicle headlights; required to be lighted. Requires every vehicle in operation to display lighted headlights. Currently headlights are required to be lighted only (i) from sunset to sunrise; (ii) during any other time when, because of rain, smoke, f...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB978IntroImproper driving. Provides that a person is guilty of improper driving if he drives without (i) giving his full time and attention to the operation of the vehicle or (ii) keeping the vehicle under proper control at all times. Current law allows a cou...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
VAHB344IntroExhaust system; aftermarket exhausts. Authorizes the use of aftermarket exhaust systems in motor vehicles, provided that such system is appropriate for the motor vehicle and prevents a level of noise above the accepted industry standard. The bill req...
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2020-01-14
To House Transportation: Motor Vehicles Committee
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