Motor vehicle dealers; revises responsibility of manufacturers toward dealers. (SB1410)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093536284
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2009Committee substitute printed 093636284-S1
02/05/2009Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read second time
02/10/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093636284-S1
02/10/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1410S1
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/19/2009Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Committee substitute printed 093648284-H1
02/20/2009Read second time
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093648284-H1
02/23/2009Amendments by Delegate Athey agreed to
02/23/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments SB1410H1
02/23/2009Passed House with substitute with amendments (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE EMERGENCY (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House substitute with amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Title replaced 093648284-H1
02/25/2009Emergency clause added
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1410ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/23/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 173 (effective 3/23/09)
03/23/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0173)


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 12 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1778.