License plates, special; issuance to family members of persons who have died in military service. (HB98)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Special license plates for immediate family members of persons who have died in military service to their country; eligibility. Includes immediate family members of persons who have died while in the performance of their official duties among those who may be issued a special license plate known as the "Gold Star" license plate. Currently, such plates may be issued to immediate family members of persons who have died while engaged in action against an enemy of the United States but not those who have otherwise died in the line of duty. Read the Bill »

Status

04/06/2016: signed by governor

History

DateAction
12/14/2015Committee
12/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100622D
12/14/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Subcommittee #2
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/15/2016Assigned Tansportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/15/2016Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB98)
02/08/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/11/2016Reported from Transportation with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Committee substitute printed 16105316D-H1
02/12/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105316D-H1
02/15/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB98H1
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB98H1)
02/24/2016Reported from Transportation with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Committee substitute printed 16105683D-S1
02/26/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB98S1)
02/29/2016Read third time
02/29/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/29/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105683D-S1
02/29/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB98S1
02/29/2016Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Passed by for the day
03/01/2016Read third time
03/01/2016Passed by for the day
03/02/2016Read third time
03/02/2016Passed by for the day
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed by for the day
03/04/2016Read third time
03/04/2016Reading of amendments waived
03/04/2016Amendments by Senator Cosgrove agreed to
03/04/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments HB98S1
03/04/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016Passed Senate with substitute with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Placed on Calendar
03/08/2016Senate substitute with amendments agreed to by House 16105683D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
03/08/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2016Enrolled
03/09/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB98ER)
03/09/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB98ER)
03/09/2016Signed by Speaker
03/10/2016Signed by President
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/11/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/11/16
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
04/06/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 706 (effective 7/1/16)
04/06/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0706)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 5 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.



Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg): I MOVE THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): AGREED TO. GENTLEMAN FROM SPOTSYLVANIA.

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER. THE DMV GIVES A GOLD STAR PLATE TO THE SURVIVING FAMILY MEMBER OF SERVICE PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN KILLED IN ACTION. THERE IS ANOTHER GOLD STAR GIVEN OUT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FOR THOSE WHO ARE KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. THIS IS EXPANDING TO A NEW LICENSE PLATE TO RECOGNIZE SURVIVING FAMILY MEMBERS. I HOPE IT BE THE WILL OF THE BODY TO ENGROSS THE BILL AND PASS IT.

[Unknown]: HOUSE BILL RELATED TO FELONY HOMICIDE PENALTY.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): GENTLEMAN FROM PRINCE


Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg): REMOVED FROM THE BLOCK.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. WITHOUT OBJECTION, HOUSE BILL 98 IS REMOVED FROM THE BLOCK. THE SENATOR FROM CHESAPEAKE.

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg): THANK YOU, MR. CHAIRMAN. YES, I'M JUST MAKING SURE THAT THIS WAS DONE --

[Unknown]: LET ME PASS THE BLOCK AGAIN AND I'LL COME RIGHT BACK TO YOU. I APOLOGIZE. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE BILLS IN THE BLOCK PASS ON THE UNCONTESTED CALENDAR, THAT IS, ALL BILLS EXCEPT FOR 241, 180, AND 98. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. AYES 39, NOS 0. AYES 39, NOS 0. THE BILLS IN THE BLOCK PASS. THE SENATOR FROM CHESAPEAKE, SENATOR COSGROVE.

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake): THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. HAVING AN OLD MAN SESSION TODAY. I JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE THIS GETS IN THERE. THERE ARE FOUR AMENDMENTS AND SKI THAT WE WAIVE THE READING OF THE AMENDMENTS FOR HOUSE BILL 98.

[Unknown]: THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE READING OF THE FLOOR AMENDMENT'S BE --

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake): WE ALREADY DID THIS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME, MR. PRESIDENT.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR FROM JAMES CITY COUNTY. MR. PRESIDENT, I WOULD NOW MOVE THAT HOUSE BILL 98 PASS, SIR.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL HOUSE BILL 98 PASS. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 39, NOS 0. AYES 39, NOS 0.


Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg): WOULD ONLY HAVE APPLIED TO ARMY RESERVE AND ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, AND NOW IF WE ADOPT THE SENATE AMENDMENT IT IS WILL APPLY TO ANY RESERVE OR NATIONAL GUARD. I MOVE WE ACCEPT THE SENATE AMENDMENT.

[Unknown]: SHALL THE SENATE SUBSTITUTE WITH AMENDMENTS BE AGREED TO? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. AYES 99, NOS, ZERO. AYES 99, NOS, ZERO, THE