Display of local license, decals, etc.; exempts certain public service companies therefrom. (HB2793)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton) with support from co-patron Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local vehicle license. Exempts vehicles owned by a public service company having a fleet of at least 2,500 vehicles garaged in the Commonwealth from having to display any local license, decal, or sticker. The nondisplay of a license, decal, or sticker is not to allow any locality, other than the one wherein the vehicle is principally garaged, to impose any license fees or taxes on the vehicle. Furthermore, no person who has purchased a local vehicle license, decal, or sticker for a vehicle in one county, city, or town and then moves to and garages his vehicle in another county, city, or town can be required to purchase another local license, decal, or sticker from the county, city, or town to which he as moved and wherein his vehicle in now garaged until the expiration date of the local license, decal, or sticker issued by the county, city, or town from which he moved. Read the Bill »


03/09/2007: signed by governor


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 079364366
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2007Assigned Transportation sub: #2 (Saxman)
01/26/2007Read first time
01/29/2007Read second time
01/29/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2793E
01/29/2007Printed as engrossed 079364366-E
01/30/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/2007Communicated to Senate
01/31/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2007Referred 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 (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/13/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2793ER)
02/19/2007Signed by Speaker
02/20/2007Signed by President
03/09/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 213 (effective 7/1/07)
03/14/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0213)


This bill mentions Prince William, Arlington, Loudoun.