Driver's license or learner's permit; issuance, minimum standards for vision tests. (SB1229)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Issuance of a driver's license or learner's permit; minimum standards for vision tests. Increases the minimum visual acuity an applicant must possess for issuance of a driver's license or learner's permit from a field of 100 degrees of horizontal vision in one or both eyes to a field of 120 degrees of horizontal vision in one or both eyes and increases the minimum visual acuity for a license permitting the driving of motor vehicles during a period beginning one-half hour after sunrise and ending one-half hour before sunset from a field of 70 degrees of horizontal vision to a field of 90 degrees of horizontal vision. Amends § 46.2-311, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101110D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1229)
02/01/2017Reported from Transportation with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/06/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1229E
02/06/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17101110D-E
02/08/2017Placed on Calendar
02/08/2017Read first time
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/09/2017Reported from Transportation with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Read second time
02/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1229E)
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2017Engrossed by House as amended
02/13/2017Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Enrolled
02/20/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1229ER)
02/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1229ER)
02/20/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/03/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 279 (effective 7/1/17)
03/03/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0279)

Video

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.

Transcript

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



Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake): ELECTIVE SHARE CAN BE TAKEN IN ADDITION TO HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION. I ASK THE BODY PASS THE BILL.

[Unknown]: SENATE BILL 1179, A BILL TO ALLOW A WORK GROUP TO DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS FOR TRAINING HEALTH CARE PROVIDER IN THE STATE AND APPROPRIATE USE OF OPOIDS TO TREAT PAIN WHILE MINIMIZING THE SUBSTANCE ABUSE.

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake): SENATE BILL 1179 IS IDENTICAL TO HOUSE BILL 2161 WHICH PASSED WITHOUT OPPOSITION. THE BILL CREATES A WORKER DEVELOPED STANDARD IN OUR SCHOOLS AND I WILL MOVE THE BILL PASS.

[Unknown]: SENATE BILL 1180 A BILL TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTION OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATE TOGETHER BOARD OF DENTIST TRI AND
THE SENATE RESEEDS FROM ITS AMENDMENTS. HOUSE BILL 1477 THE SUSPENDED ACCEDEDTO THE REQUEST AS NAMED E CHAIRMAN OF AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES SENATOR STEWARD. SENATORS HANGER, SUETTERLEIN AND MASON. ON HOUSE BILL 1520 THE HOUSE AS ACCEDED TO THE REQUEST FOR A COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE AND CON