Juvenile records; DMV information released to certain persons. (HB1957)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Juvenile records; Department of Motor Vehicles. Provides that Department of Motor Vehicles information on juvenile offenses that do not involve the operation of a motor vehicle shall be available only to the person himself, his parent or guardian, law-enforcement officers, attorneys for the Commonwealth, and courts. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102627D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1957)
01/27/2015Referred from Transportation
01/27/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/04/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/06/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Read second time
02/09/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/09/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB1957E
02/09/2015Printed as engrossed 15102627D-E
02/10/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/10/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/18/2015Rereferred from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/23/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1957E)
02/24/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Passed by for the day
02/24/2015Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Read third time
02/25/2015Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1957ER)
03/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1957ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 478 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0478)


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.