Motor vehicle dealers; imposition of financial penalties, warranty and sales incentive obligations. (HB1632)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor vehicle dealers. Prohibits the imposition of financial penalties on motor vehicle dealers for alleged violations of manufacturer policies and agreements without allowing the dealer an opportunity to protest to the DMV Commissioner. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101529D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/11/2013Assigned Transportation sub: #3
01/17/2013Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Read first time
01/21/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1632)
01/22/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/06/2013Reported from Transportation with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Committee substitute printed 13104969D-S1
02/07/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1632S1)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Placed on Calendar
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104969D-S1
02/11/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1632S1
02/11/2013Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Placed on Calendar
02/13/2013Senate substitute agreed to by House 13104969D-S1 (95-Y 4-N)
02/13/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1632ER)
02/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1632ER)
02/18/2013Signed by Speaker
02/19/2013Signed by President
03/13/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 260 (effective 7/1/13)
03/13/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0260)


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 2 minutes.