Traffic violations, certain; dismissal for proof of compliance with law. (SB1276)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Dismissal of certain traffic violations for proof of compliance with law. Provides that a court may, in its discretion, dismiss a violation for failure to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles of change of address, for failing to register, title, or properly display license plates, for failure to pay local licensing fees or taxes, for failure to have certain safety equipment or having unsafe of defective equipment, or for improper tinting, if such a person can prove to the court compliance with the law after the traffic summons was issued and payment of court fees. Amends § 16.1-69.48:1, § 46.2-1000, § 46.2-1003, § 46.2-1052, § 46.2-1053, § 46.2-324, § 46.2-613, § 46.2-711, § 46.2-715, § 46.2-716, § 46.2-752, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101560D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1276)
01/25/2017Committee substitute printed 17104797D-S1
01/25/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Read second time
01/30/2017Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104797D-S1
01/30/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1276S1
01/31/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1276S1)
02/03/2017Placed on Calendar
02/03/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/13/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read second time
02/22/2017Read third time
02/22/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Enrolled
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1276ER)
03/07/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1276ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 670 (effective 7/1/17)
03/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0670)