License plates, special; persons convicted of DUI third or subsequent time to use. (HB1281)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Driving with special license plates after conviction of DUI. Requires persons convicted of drunk driving a third or subsequent time who have registered motor vehicles in Virginia to use yellow license plates with red letters and numbers for a five-year period. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080705740
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2008Referred from Transportation
01/22/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1281)
02/08/2008Continued to 2009 in Courts of Justice
12/04/2008Left in Courts of Justice


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