Driver's license; issued to operate a motorcycle. (HB2177)

Introduced By

Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Issuance of a license to operate a motorcycle. Changes "endorsement" to "classification"; allows an individual with a Virginia driver's license who successfully complete a motorcycle rider safety training course to use the documentation as a temporary motorcycle classification for 30 days; requires persons applying for a motorcycle classification who fail the road test twice to complete a motorcycle rider safety training course; allows DMV to exempt those who have completed a motorcycle safety training course from either the written materials or the road test or both; and requires the minimum paved range area used for motorcycle rider safety training courses to be consistent with the minimum range requirements established by the DMV-approved curriculum. Read the Bill »


03/09/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072640222
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2007Reported from Transportation (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2007Read first time
01/19/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/19/2007Engrossment reconsidered by House
01/19/2007Passed by for the day
01/22/2007Read second time
01/22/2007Amendment by Delegate BaCote agreed to
01/22/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2177E
01/22/2007Printed as engrossed 072640222-E
01/23/2007Read third time and passed House (95-Y 0-N)
01/24/2007Communicated to Senate
01/24/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/12/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Read third time
02/13/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2177ER)
02/19/2007Signed by Speaker
02/20/2007Signed by President
03/09/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 190 (effective 7/1/07)
03/14/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0190)