License plates, special; issuance marking sesquicentennial of Civil War. (SB73)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


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


12/21/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088320248
12/21/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2008Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to House
02/13/2008Placed on Calendar
02/13/2008Read first time
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/28/2008Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2008Read second time
03/03/2008Read third time
03/03/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB73ER)
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 606 (effective 7/1/08)
03/18/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0606)