License plates, special; STOP GUN VIOLENCE. (HB287)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special license plates; STOP GUN VIOLENCE. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of stopping gun violence bearing the legend STOP GUN VIOLENCE with an expiration date of July 1, 2020. The bill also authorizes the issuance of revenue-sharing special license plates for supporters of stopping gun violence bearing the legend STOP GUN VIOLENCE with a delayed effective date of July 1, 2020. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100920D
01/03/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2018Reported from Transportation (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Read first time
01/26/2018Passed by for the day
01/29/2018Passed by for the day
01/30/2018Passed by for the day
01/31/2018Floor substitute printed 18106392D-H1 (Simon)
01/31/2018Passed by for the day
02/01/2018Read second time
02/01/2018Substitute by Delegate Simon passed by 18106392D-H1
02/01/2018Amendments by Delegate Fariss out of order
02/01/2018Amendments by Delegate Fariss agreed to (50-Y 48-N)
02/01/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (50-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB287E
02/01/2018Printed as engrossed 18100920D-E
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House (88-Y 9-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (88-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/02/2018Passed House (89-Y 8-N 1-A)
02/02/2018VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (89-Y 8-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB287E)
02/21/2018Committee substitute printed 18107400D-S1
02/21/2018Reported from Transportation with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/26/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107400D-S1
02/26/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB287S1
02/26/2018Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Placed on Calendar
02/28/2018Senate substitute rejected by House 18107400D-S1 (2-Y 95-N 1-A)
02/28/2018VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 95-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Senate insisted on substitute (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Senate requested conference committee
03/05/2018House acceded to request
03/05/2018Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2018Delegates: Simon, Gilbert, Fariss
03/06/2018Conferees appointed by Senate
03/06/2018Senators: DeSteph, Cosgrove, Peake
03/09/2018C Amended by conference committee
03/09/2018Conference substitute printed 18107454D-H2
03/09/2018Conference report agreed to by House (83-Y 13-N 1-A)
03/09/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (83-Y 13-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/20/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB287ER)
03/20/2018Signed by Speaker
03/21/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB287ER)
03/22/2018Signed by President
03/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 26, 2018
03/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/04/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 737 (effective - see bill)
04/04/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0737)


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 5 minutes.