Antique motor vehicles and antique trailers; license plates therefor. (HB2465)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


License plates for antique motor vehicles and antique trailers; penalties. Restricts issuance of antique plates to persons who own or use another vehicle; changes the $10 fee from a one-time fee to an annual fee; corrects the dates for metal tabs; limits issuance of vintage plates with the same numbers to first-time applicants; prohibits commercial use of antique vehicles and antique trailers; limits use of these vehicles to carrying or transporting passengers, personal effects or other antique motor vehicles being transported for show purposes but allows vehicles to be used for general transportation purposes, subject to certain existing requirements; requires annual safety inspections of these vehicles and trailers manufactured in model year 1932 and later; establishes a Class 3 misdemeanor penalty for violations of this act and requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to revoke and not reinstate the owner's privilege to register the vehicle with antique license plates for a period of five years; extends the compliance date to January 1, 2008, for those issued antique plates prior to July 1, 2007. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073720392
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2007Assigned Transportation sub: #1 (Welch)
01/25/2007Impact statement from DMV (HB2465)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 079415392-H1
02/02/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Read second time
02/03/2007Committee substitute agreed to 079415392-H1
02/03/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2465H1
02/05/2007Impact statement from DMV (HB2465H1)
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
02/15/2007Reported from Transportation with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2007Amendment #1 by Senator Williams agreed to
02/20/2007Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2007Amendment #2 by Senator Williams agreed to
02/20/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2007Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Placed on Calendar
02/22/2007Senate amendments agreed to by House (96-Y 2-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2465ER)
03/12/2007Impact statement from DMV (HB2465ER)
03/12/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007Signed by Speaker
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 492 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0492)