Motor vehicle dealers; revises & clarifies responsibilities of manufacturers. (HB1778)

Introduced By

Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal) with support from 59 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville), Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield), Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Danny Bowling (D-Oakwood), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Joe Morrissey (I-Highland Springs), Del. Paul Nichols (D-Woodbridge), Del. Bud Phillips (D-Castlewood), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), Del. Albert Pollard (D-Lively), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Steve Shannon (D-Vienna), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Motor vehicle dealers; coercion. Revises and clarifies responsibilities of manufacturers toward motor vehicle dealers in the event of termination of a dealer franchise. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2009Committee
01/08/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093539420
01/08/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2009Assigned Transportation sub: 1
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/03/2009Reported from Transportation with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee substitute printed 093626420-H1
02/05/2009Read first time
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093626420-H1
02/06/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1778H1
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/19/2009Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Committee substitute printed 093649420-S1
02/23/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2009Amendment by Senator Norment agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment HB1778S1
02/24/2009Passed Senate with substitute with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093649420-S1
02/24/2009Emergency clause added
02/24/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/24/2009Amendments by Senator Norment agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments HB1778S1
02/24/2009Passed Senate with substitute with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate substitute with amendments agreed to by House 093649420-S1 (94-Y 0-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Enrolled
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1778ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 176 (effective 3/25/09)
03/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0176)

Video

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 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1410.