License plates, special; issuance to those marking bicentennial of American War of 1812. (HB1603)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special license plates; bicentennial of the American War of 1812.  Authorizes the issuance of special license plates marking the bicentennial of the American War of 1812. In addition to the prescribed cost of state license plates, these plates will be subject to a one-time surcharge of $15; $5 of this $15 will be paid to the Virginia Bicentennial of the American War of 1812 Commission to support its operation and programs in Virginia. Minimum order requirements, etc., established by 46.2-725 will not apply to these plates. Authorization for the special license plates expires on July 1, 2015, the date on which the Commission shall expire. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Commission on the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100586D
01/06/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/12/2011Assigned Transportation sub: #3
01/25/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/27/2011Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2011Read first time
01/31/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/01/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/10/2011Reported from Transportation (11-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Read third time
02/15/2011Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1603ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Signed by President
03/10/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 33 (effective 7/1/11)
03/10/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0033)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.