Vehicle registration fees; funds for Department of State Police. (SB805)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)

Progress

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

Description

Vehicle registration fees; funds for Department of State Police. Raises the vehicle registration fee by $1.25 on each July 1 from 2017 through 2026 and allocates the funds to the Department of State Police. Amends § 46.2-686, § 46.2-694, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
10/14/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100646D
10/14/2016Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB805)
01/18/2017Rereferred from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2017Rereferred to Finance
01/23/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB805)
01/25/2017Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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.

HE AWARE THE LAST FACILITY THAT WAS CONSTRUCTED IN BATH COUNTY WAS 1.6 BILLION DOLLARS AND THAT WAS IN THE '80s. MR. PRESIDENT, I WOULD TELL THE GENTLEMAN I AM AWARE OF THE COST OF THAT FACILITY, BUILT IN 1985. I TOURED THAT FACILITY, AND THE FACILITY THAT WE ENVISION IN THE COALFIELD REGION WOULD BE SUBSTANTIALLY SMALLER THAN THAT THANK YOU, SENATOR. FACILITY. THE SENATOR FROM FAIRFAX CITY. FURTHER QUESTION. SENATOR YIELD FOR ADDITIONAL QUESTION. I YIELD. HE YIELDS. I WOULD ASK THE GENTLEMAN WOULD HE ALSO BE AWARE THAT THE GENERATOR THAT BUILT THE FACILITY WOULD ALSO BE ENTITLED TO A RETURN ON EQUITY, WHICH IS TYPICALLY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF

Comments

Safer Virginia writes:

This substantial tax increase - a fee increase of 1,000% between 2017 and 2026 - will be a significant burden to our already marginalized constituents who own a vehicle. Since Department of State Police serves all citizens, this burden should not be placed solely on vehicle owners. If an agency believes it requires more funding, it should make its appeal through the administrative branch, not through another fee targeted at a specific category of user.