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WVHB2359PassThe purpose of this bill is to exempt commercial motor vehicle operators employed with a farm related service industry from the commercial driver’s license requirements for a limited time period.
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2019-03-19
Approved by Governor 3/19/19
WVHB2183EnrollThe purpose of this bill is to make clear that a charge of DUI may only be brought against an individual operating a vehicle on public highways or on private roads before or after entering or exiting a public highway.
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2019-03-09
To Governor 3/9/19 - Senate Journal
WVHB2036PassThis purpose of this bill is to permit vehicles displaying disabled veterans special registration plates to park in places where persons with mobility impairments may park.
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2019-03-09
Approved by Governor 3/9/19 - House Journal
WVSB90EnrollTransferring Safety and Treatment Program from DHHR to DMV
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2019-03-09
To Governor 3/20/19 - House Journal
WVSB493EnrollCorrecting terminology referring to racing vehicles illegally on street
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2019-03-09
To Governor 3/19/19 - House Journal
WVHB2846EnrollThe purpose of this bill is to provide a special license plate for supporters of our law-enforcement officers.
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2019-03-09
House Message received
WVSB596EnrollAdjusting voluntary contribution amounts on certain DMV forms
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2019-03-09
To Governor 3/9/2019 - House Journal
WVSB676EnrollThe purpose of this bill is to establish a dedicated fund for the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation of roads suitable for off-road vehicle recreation. The bill also establishes a grant program with administrative provisions t...
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2019-03-09
To Governor 3/19/19 - House Journal
WVHB2850EnrollThe purpose of this bill is to provide that a commercial license instruction permit may be issued to persons 18 years of age who have held a graduated Class E, Class E or Class D license for at least one year. Current law requires a two year period...
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2019-03-08
Completed legislative action
WVSB545EnrollRelating to HIV testing
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2019-03-08
To Governor 3/8/19
WVSB297EngrossExtending expiration of military members' spouses' driver's license
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2019-03-02
To House Finance Committee
WVSB10EngrossRelating to Second Chance Driver's License Program
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2019-02-26
To House Finance Committee
WVSB542EngrossRelating to registration fees for military-related special registration plates
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2019-02-26
To House Finance Committee
WVHB2532EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to allow persons renewing their driver’s license or vehicle registration to make donations to the West Virginia 4 H foundation, the West Virginia Farm Bureau Foundation, and the West Virginia Future Farmers of America Ed...
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2019-02-23
To Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2886EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to required counties with a population 25,000 or greater have a Division of Motor Vehicles office location within in the county unless there is a Division of Motor Vehicles office location within 25 miles from the county s...
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2019-02-22
To Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
WVSB647IntroRelating to motor vehicle inspections
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2019-02-18
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB649IntroRelating to sales tax on motor vehicles
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2019-02-18
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB646IntroProviding automated license plate reader systems
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2019-02-18
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2338EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to allow owners of antique military vehicles to display alternate registration insignia that is compatible with the vehicle’s original markings in lieu of a registration plate.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2501IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue special motor vehicle plates for municipal fire department vehicles.
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2019-02-12
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB2546EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to exclude the value of durable medical equipment or mobility enhancing equipment when determining the value of the vehicle for imposition of the tax on the privilege of effecting the certification of title of the vehicle.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
WVHB2545EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to exempt recipients of the distinguished Purple Heart medal from payment of the vehicle registration fee for West Virginia residents.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Military Committee
WVHB2970IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the commissioner of Motor Vehicles to design a license plate and a driver’s license with a specific medical condition designation to notify law-enforcement the operator has a medical condition affecting speech,...
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2019-02-11
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2942IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require emergency contact information on a driver’s license that includes “Do Not Resuscitate”.
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2019-02-08
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2930IntroThe purpose of this bill is to enhance penalties for failure to use due caution when approaching an emergency vehicle using emergency signals; and authorizing tow trucks and wreckers to use red emergency lights when responding to an accident, and use...
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2019-02-08
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2935IntroThe purpose of this bill is to revise licensing requirements for operating a motor vehicle for vision impaired drivers who utilize bioptic telescopic devises; allowing receipt of a class G license after completion of training and supervised driving r...
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2019-02-08
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2949IntroThe purpose of this bill is to requiring applications for an instruction permit or a driver’s license desires to contain a fourth option for contributions to the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance. The current application provides for ...
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2019-02-08
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2910IntroThe purpose of this bill is to repealing the automatic voter registration program and requiring Division of Motor Vehicles confirm the citizenship of applicant prior to sending information to Secretary of State.
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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2868IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require federal agencies register federal vehicles based in this state with the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles; establish required phrases on the plate; a fee structure already used for vehicle classification at the tim...
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2019-02-06
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB2851IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the issuance of a special license plate to support adoption.
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2019-02-06
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2390IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create an exemption from certain contract and common carrier laws for motor vehicles used by contract carriers exclusively for the transportation of railroad personnel.
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2019-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2657IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide for registration and use of military surplus vehicles.
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2019-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2627IntroThe purpose of this bill is to remove all fees for the initial issuance or renewal of a Silver Star registration plate.
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2019-02-01
To House Finance Committee
WVHB2820IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the penalties associated with reckless driving resulting in death or serious bodily injury.
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2019-02-01
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVSB503IntroAllowing out-of-state residents ride motorcycle without helmet if allowed in state of residence
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2019-02-01
To Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2822IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create an enhanced penalty for persons convicted of DUI or reckless driving when the conduct creates a severe and imminent danger to one or more minors outside the vehicle.
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2019-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2784IntroExtending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
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2019-01-31
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVSB55EngrossRelating to driving privileges and requirements for persons under 18
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2019-01-29
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVSB466IntroModifying road classifications DOH uses in maintaining digital road map
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2019-01-29
To Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2723IntroThe purpose of this bill is to place penalty points on driver’s licenses for using electronic communications devices while operating a motor vehicle.
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2019-01-29
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2653IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the issuance of a special registration plate for recipients of the federal Presidential Service Badge.
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2019-01-24
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2654IntroThe purpose of this bill is to exempt from the motor vehicle inspection requirements of this state motor vehicles that are otherwise described as or considered family vehicles , light trucks, motorcycles or light trailers. The bill requires the Sup...
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2019-01-24
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB2616IntroThe purpose of this bill is to limit costs to insured automobile owners for repairs needed when they hit a deer on a state highway.
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2019-01-23
To House Banking & Insurance Committee
WVHB2596IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide authority for issuance of a special license plate saying “Don’t tread on me.”
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2019-01-22
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2516IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make easier the  renewal of driver license with the designation of “Veteran” and to provide a lifetime license for veterans over age 65 with some qualifications.
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2019-01-18
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2511IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require members of the State Police to follow towing services policies of the counties in which they are located.
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2019-01-18
To House Political Subdivisions Committee
WVHB2512IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide the authority to the Commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue certain vital records subject to the rules and regulations of the State Registrar, to allow the DMV to collect fees for issuing vital ...
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2019-01-18
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2522IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize minors with a graduated driver’s license to pump gasoline.
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2019-01-18
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVSB92IntroProviding special license plate supporting adoption
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2019-01-17
Senator Jeffries requests to be removed as sponsor of bill
WVHB2458IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide that West Virginia will not participate in the REAL ID Act of 2005 enacted by the United States Congress in Public Law 109-13.
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2019-01-16
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
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