Converted electric vehicles; creates definition for vehicles converted from gas to electric power. (HB780)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Converted vehicles.  Creates a definition for vehicles converted from gas to electric power and provides that such vehicles, when accompanied by certain documents, need not be examined by the Department of Motor Vehicles prior to the issuance of a title. The bill also provides for the titling and registration of and special equipment required for a converted electric vehicle. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102785D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2012Assigned Transportation sub: #1
01/26/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB780)
01/31/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/02/2012Reported from Transportation with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Read first time
02/06/2012Read second time
02/06/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2012Passed by for the day
02/07/2012Passed by for the day
02/08/2012Read second time
02/08/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB780E
02/08/2012Printed as engrossed 12102785D-E
02/09/2012Read third time and passed House (90-Y 8-N)
02/09/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB780E)
02/10/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/15/2012Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB780ER)
02/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB780ER)
02/23/2012Signed by Speaker
02/23/2012Signed by President
03/08/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 177 (effective 10/1/12)
03/08/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0177)


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 11 minutes.