Motor vehicle dealers, etc.; burden of proof of evidence in hearings before DMV Commissioner. (SB1437)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor vehicle dealers and manufacturers.  Clarifies the time within which a dealer may request a hearing before the DMV Commissioner in the event of a dispute with a manufacturer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2011Presented and ordered printed 11104333D
01/21/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/27/2011Rereferred from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/28/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/31/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1437)
01/31/2011Committee substitute printed 11104853D-S1
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read second time
02/02/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104853D-S1
02/02/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1437S1
02/03/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1437S1)
02/03/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/08/2011Assigned Transportation sub: #1
02/10/2011Referred from Transportation
02/10/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/14/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/21/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Read second time
02/24/2011Read third time
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1437ER)
03/03/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1437ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 650 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0650)


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 50 seconds.