Commercial driver's licenses; military service members. (HB2551)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commercial driver's licenses; military service members. Requires the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to waive certain knowledge and skills tests required for obtaining a commercial learner's permit or commercial driver's license or a commercial driver's license endorsement for certain current or former military service members, as authorized by federal law. Read the Bill »


02/11/2019: Passed the Senate


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103408D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2019Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #3
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2551)
01/22/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/24/2019Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Read first time
01/29/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
01/30/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/06/2019Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2551ER)
02/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2551ER)

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