Repossessed vehicles; person purchasing in another state may sell in State without obtaining title. (HB1722)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patrons Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), and Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transfer of vehicle titles by operation of law. Clarifies procedures for transfer of vehicle titles by operation of law when vehicles are brought into Virginia from other states, some of which may not have provided for titling of the vehicles. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098294472
01/05/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/12/2009Impact statement from DMV (HB1722)
01/22/2009Assigned Transportation sub: 1
01/26/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/27/2009Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Committee substitute printed 093860472-H1
01/29/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Read second time
01/30/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093860472-H1
01/30/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1722H1
02/02/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/02/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2009Impact statement from DMV (HB1722H1)
02/19/2009Reported from Transportation with amendment (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2009Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate amendment agreed to by House (94-Y 2-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1722ER)
03/09/2009Impact statement from DMV (HB1722ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 185 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0185)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.