Registration and licensing of vehicles; payment of local taxes and fees. (HB489)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Registration and licensing of vehicles; payment of local taxes and fees. Provides that in localities in which the treasurer or director of finance has entered into an agreement with the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles for the Commissioner to refuse to issue or renew vehicle registrations for persons with certain delinquent taxes or fees, the Commissioner may issue an initial registration for a period of up to 90 days for vehicles purchased subsequent to an enforcement action to allow the applicant to satisfy all applicable requirements, provided that the applicant pays a fee sufficient for the registration period. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102036D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB489)
01/19/2018Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
01/30/2018Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Committee substitute printed 18105292D-H1
02/01/2018Read first time
02/02/2018Read second time
02/02/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105292D-H1
02/02/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB489H1
02/02/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB489H1)
02/05/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/21/2018Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB489ER)
02/28/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB489ER)
02/28/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/06/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
03/06/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 431 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0431)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 44 seconds.