License plates, special; emergency medical services agencies, fire departments. (SB947)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special license plates; emergency medical services agencies; fire departments. Requires volunteer emergency medical services agencies or volunteer emergency medical services agency auxiliaries to notify the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles within 30 days of separation of any member from such agency or agency auxiliary. The bill requires fire departments to maintain a copy of an approved application for a special license plate for professional or volunteer fire fighters and members of volunteer fire department auxiliaries and to notify the Commissioner within 30 days of separation of any professional fire fighter, volunteer fire fighter, or member of a volunteer fire department auxiliary from such fire department. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104823D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/31/2018Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N)
01/31/2018Reported from Transportation with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Committee substitute printed 18105731D-S1
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB947)
02/05/2018Passed by for the day
02/06/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB947S1)
02/06/2018Read second time
02/06/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105731D-S1
02/06/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB947S1
02/07/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Placed on Calendar
02/14/2018Read first time
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/16/2018Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #3
02/21/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/27/2018Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Read second time
03/02/2018Read third time
03/02/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
03/02/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB947ER)
03/06/2018Signed by Speaker
03/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB947ER)
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 635 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0635)


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 1 minute.