Specially constructed vehicles for general transportation purposes; registration. (SB1170)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Registration of specially constructed vehicles for general transportation purposes. Provides a process by which the Department of Motor Vehicles may register specially constructed vehicles that do not meet requirements for on-road use to operate on the highways of the Commonwealth for general transportation purposes. Such vehicles may be operated only on an intrastate basis and must have a valid Virginia safety inspection. The owner of such specially constructed vehicle must complete an acknowledgement that such vehicle may not be operated on an interstate basis. Such vehicles do not have to meet Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102177D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/25/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1170)
02/01/2017Committee substitute printed to LIS only 17104963D-S1
02/01/2017Failed to report (defeated) in Transportation (4-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)