Special license plates; sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. (HB631)

Introduced By

Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), and Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special license plates; sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates marking the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. In addition to the prescribed cost of state license plates, these plates will be subject to a one-time surcharge of $15; $5 of this $15 will be paid to the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission to support its operation and programs in Virginia. Minimum order requirements, etc., established by 46.2-725 will not apply to these plates. The authorization expires on July 1, 2015, the same date on which the Commission's mandate expires. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083434854
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2008Assigned Transportation sub: 3
02/07/2008Reported from Transportation (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time and engrossed
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
02/21/2008Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N 2-A)
02/25/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Read third time
02/26/2008Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB631ER)
02/28/2008Signed by Speaker
03/02/2008Signed by President
03/07/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 436 (effective 7/1/08)
03/14/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0436)