Driver's license; certain restrictions for first-time applicants failing behind wheel three times. (HB1245)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Driver's licenses. Requires all first-time applicants for Virginia driver's licenses to prove that they have successfully completed either a driver education program approved by the State Department of Education or a course offered by a licensed driver training school and increases the minimum time required for first-time applicants over the age of 19 to hold a learner's permit from 30 days to 90 days. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086971548
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2008Assigned Transportation sub: 3
02/07/2008Reported from Transportation with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Committee substitute printed 083840548-H1
02/08/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083840548-H1
02/11/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1245H1
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to Senate
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/28/2008Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008Committee substitute printed 083849548-S1
03/03/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Reading of substitute waived
03/04/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083849548-S1
03/04/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1245S1
03/04/2008Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008Placed on Calendar
03/05/2008Senate substitute agreed to by House 083849548-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1245ER)
03/07/2008Signed by Speaker
03/09/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 735 (effective 7/1/08)