Driver's license; minors in planning district 8 to show completion of 90 min. driver safety course. (HB1782)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield) with support from co-patrons Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), and Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Learner's permit fees; requirements for issuance of driver's licenses to minors. Requires that minor applicants for a driver's license show they have successfully completed, with a parent or guardian, an in-person 90-minute or longer driver safety course prescribed by DMV. The bill also increases the learner's permit issuance fee from $3 to $8; the additional $5 is to be retained by DMV to cover its costs associated with this new requirement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093534404
01/09/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2009Assigned Transportation sub: 1
01/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1782)
01/26/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/27/2009Reported from Transportation with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Committee substitute printed 093858404-H1
01/29/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Passed by for the day
02/02/2009Read second time
02/02/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093858404-H1
02/02/2009Amendment by Delegate Cline agreed to
02/02/2009Pending question ordered
02/02/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB1782EH1
02/02/2009Printed as engrossed 093858404-EH1
02/03/2009Read third time and passed House (68-Y 30-N)
02/03/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (68-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1782EH1)
02/19/2009Reported from Transportation with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (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 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (1-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate amendment rejected by House (1-Y 96-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- REJECTED (1-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate insisted on amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate requested conference committee
02/26/2009House acceded to request
02/26/2009Conferees appointed by House
02/26/2009Delegates: Albo, May, Nichols
02/26/2009Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/2009Senators: Petersen, Ticer, McDougle
02/28/2009Conference substitute printed 093659404-H2
02/28/2009Conference report agreed to by House (72-Y 24-N)
02/28/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (72-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1782ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/10/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1782ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by House
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 784 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (74-Y 25-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (74-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB1782ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 785 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0785)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB1782ER2)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 5 clips in all, totaling 18 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1084.