Vehicle safety inspection; extends time for members of armed services. (HB523)

Introduced By

Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vehicle safety inspection; members of the armed services. Extends time required to obtain a current vehicle inspection sticker for vehicles that return to or become operational in the Commonwealth from 24 to 72 hours for those vehicles whose registered owners are in the armed services; no penalty shall be imposed on such owners after the expiration of the vehicle inspection sticker for operation of the vehicle in the Commonwealth for a period of less than seven hours from point of entry to point of exit and if such operation is to facilitate interstate travel due to military orders, family emergency, or family bereavement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088050744
01/07/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2008Assigned Transportation sub: 2
02/05/2008Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Committee substitute printed 083518744-H1
02/07/2008Read first time
02/08/2008Read second time
02/08/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083518744-H1
02/08/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB523H1
02/11/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/11/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to Senate
02/12/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/28/2008Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB523ER)
03/06/2008Signed by Speaker
03/09/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 722 (effective 7/1/08)