Driver's license expiration; extension to certain persons in service serving outside country. (HB1704)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Driver's licenses; extension of period of validity. Grants to employees of the U.S. Department of Defense and contractors with the U.S. Department of Defense, the armed services, and the U.S. diplomatic services extensions of the period of validity of their driver's licenses while serving or providing services under contract outside the Commonwealth. The bill also requires DMV to enable persons who would qualify for these extensions to notify DMV through DMV's website of their likely period of service outside the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


03/12/2007: signed by governor


12/15/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 076224380
12/15/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/12/2007Assigned Transportation sub: #1 (Welch)
01/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1704)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 079420380-H1
02/02/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Read second time
02/03/2007Committee substitute agreed to 079420380-H1
02/03/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1704H1
02/05/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2007Communicated to Senate
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1704H1)
02/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1704ER)
03/01/2007Signed by Speaker
03/04/2007Signed by President
03/05/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1704ER)
03/12/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 249 (effective 7/1/07)
03/15/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0249)