Coercion of motor vehicle dealers; compensation, civil penalties. (SB1334)

Introduced By

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


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Coercion of motor vehicle dealers; compensation; civil penalties. Authorizes the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to impose civil penalties on a manufacturer, factory branch, distributor, or distributor branch that (i) fails to compensate dealers for coercing or requiring them to refrain from selling certain motor vehicles or (ii) fails to establish a written procedure for compensating dealers in such a situation. Amends § 46.2-1569, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101713D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1334)
01/23/2019Passed by indefinitely in Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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