Identification cards, special; contents on DMV issued cards. (HB1603)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Berg (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special identification cards. Allows special identification cards issued by DMV to indicate, when requested by the applicant or his parent or guardian and upon presentation of a statement signed by a licensed physician, that the applicant (i) is an insulin-dependent diabetic, (ii) is hearing or speech impaired, or (iii) has an intellectual disability, as defined in 37.2-100, or autism spectrum disorder, as defined in 38.2-3418.17. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103063D
01/08/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2015Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/16/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1603)
01/19/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/20/2015Committee substitute printed 15103876D-H1
01/20/2015Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2015Read first time
01/22/2015Read second time
01/22/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15103876D-H1
01/22/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1603H1
01/22/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1603H1)
01/23/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/23/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/27/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2015Reported from Transportation (15-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 (HB1603ER)
02/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1603ER)
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 167 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0167)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 9 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.