Hybrid electric motor vehicles; repeals annual license tax. (SB127)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News), Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Annual license tax on hybrid electric motor vehicles. Repeals the $64 annual license tax on hybrid electric motor vehicles that was first imposed beginning July 1,2013. The bill also provides for refunds of the license tax paid on hybrid electric motor vehicles for registration years beginning on or after July 1, 2013. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14
12/30/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101066D
12/30/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2014Reported from Finance with substitute (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2014Committee substitute printed 14104011D-S1
01/15/2014Incorporates SB1
01/15/2014Incorporates SB38
01/15/2014Incorporates SB159
01/15/2014Incorporates SB221
01/15/2014Incorporates SB506
01/16/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB127)
01/16/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/17/2014Read second time
01/17/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/17/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104011D-S1
01/17/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB127S1
01/20/2014Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 2-N)
01/20/2014Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Passed Senate (35-Y 3-N)
01/23/2014Placed on Calendar
01/23/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB127)
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB127S1)
02/17/2014Reported from Finance (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2014Read second time
02/19/2014Read third time
02/19/2014Passed House (92-Y 7-N)
02/19/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB127ER)
02/21/2014Signed by Speaker
02/23/2014Signed by President
02/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB127ER)
02/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 14 (effective 7/1/14)
02/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0014)


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 6 minutes.