Service of notices from DMV; fee for renewal of driver's license, exchange of license plates. (SB1003)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Notices from DMV; fee for exchange of license plates.  Establishes certain practices relating to government efficiency, including allowing drivers license expiration notices, etc., to be sent by first-class mail or email and eliminating requirements to send notices of suspension or revocation and mandatory license clinic attendance by certified mail. The bill also imposes a $5 service charge on transactions performed at DMV Customer Service Centers if such transactions could have been completed by telephone, by mail, or electronically. The bill also creates a procedure and fee options for an exchange of license plates and imposes a minimum fee for the exchange. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103269D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2011Reported from Transportation with amendments (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Read second time
01/25/2011Reading of amendments waived
01/25/2011Committee amendments agreed to
01/25/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1003E
01/25/2011Printed as engrossed 11103269D-E
01/26/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1003)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/08/2011Assigned Transportation sub: #1
02/14/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/15/2011Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Committee substitute printed 11105200D-H1
02/16/2011Read second time
02/16/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (95-Y 0-N)
02/16/2011VOTE: AGREE TO (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105200D-H1
02/16/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1003H1
02/16/2011Passed House with substitute (66-Y 29-N)
02/16/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 29-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Title replaced 11105200D-H1
02/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1003H1)
02/21/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1003ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1003ER)
02/22/2011Signed by President
03/14/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 70 (effective 7/1/11)
03/14/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0070)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1835.