Driver's license, special; required for convicted methamphetamine offenders. (HB688)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special drivers license required for convicted methamphetamine offenders.  Provides that any person convicted of a violation of 18.2-248, 18.2-248.02, 18.2-248.03, 18.2-266, 29.1-738, or 46.2-341.24 when such offense involves the possession, manufacture, sale, or consumption of methamphetamine shall be required, if he is licensed to drive a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth, to have a special drivers license containing a unique identifying mark for a period of 18 months following his first licensure after the conviction indicating that he is a convicted methamphetamine offender. The same restriction would apply to a special identification card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102229D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2012Assigned Transportation sub: #3
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB688)
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012Left in Transportation


stephen writes:

I think this is a great idea to help curb drug use.