Emergency contact program; DMV may establish. (HB1392)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Motor Vehicles; emergency contact program. Provides that DMV may establish an emergency contact program to allow customers to give DMV an emergency contact person and information to keep in their customer record to be made available to law-enforcement officers in emergency situations. The bill contains a delayed effective date of January 1, 2016. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/15/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101041D
12/15/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1392)
01/16/2015Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/20/2015Reported from Transportation (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2015Read first time
01/22/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2015Passed by for the day
01/26/2015Read third time and passed House (81-Y 14-N)
01/26/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (81-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2015Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read third time
02/16/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1392ER)
02/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1392ER)
02/19/2015Signed by Speaker
02/20/2015Signed by President
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/23/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 162 (effective 1/1/16)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0162)


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 3 minutes.