Motor vehicle dealers and manufacturers; transfer or discontinuation of manufacturing rights. (SB1333)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Motor vehicle dealers and manufacturers; franchises; transfer or discontinuation of manufacturing rights. Provides that if a motor vehicle manufacturer or factory branch discontinues, sells, or transfers its right to manufacture a line-make of motor vehicles, and the acquiring manufacturer or factory branch does not honor an existing franchise agreement with motor vehicle dealers in Virginia, such discontinuation, sale, or transfer shall constitute a termination of the franchise and such motor vehicle dealers shall be entitled to compensation pursuant to Virginia law. Amends § 46.2-1570, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101321D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1333)
01/23/2019Committee substitute printed 19105506D-S1
01/23/2019Reported from Transportation with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1333S1)
01/28/2019Read second time
01/28/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105506D-S1
01/28/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1333S1
01/29/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2019Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Read second time
02/08/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1333S1)
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Enrolled
02/12/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1333ER)
02/12/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1333ER)
02/12/2019Signed by Speaker
02/13/2019Signed by President
02/14/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 14, 2019
02/14/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2019
02/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 77 (effective 7/1/19)
02/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0077)

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