Criminal Justice Services, Department of; issuance of photo-identification cards. (HB147)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Criminal Justice Services; photo identification. Provides that the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) shall design and approve the issuance of photo-identification cards to every (i) person who is issued a private security services registration by the Department, (ii) special conservator of the peace, and (iii) licensed bail bondsman and bail enforcement agent. The photo-identification card shall contain the name, registration or license number, registration or license category, and photograph of the recipient; the date of expiration; and the name of the issuer in the form "Department of Criminal Justice Services, Commonwealth of Virginia." The Department may enter into an agreement with the Department of Motor Vehicles to produce the photo-identification cards. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2017. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/22/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101903D
12/22/2015Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/08/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB147)
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: #2
01/18/2016Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/21/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2016Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2016Committee substitute printed 16104570D-H1
02/01/2016Read first time
02/02/2016Read second time
02/02/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104570D-H1
02/02/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB147H1
02/03/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB147H1)
02/17/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB147ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
02/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB147ER)
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 197 (effective 7/1/17)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0197)