Commercial driver's licenses; entry-level driver training. (SB1481)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commercial driver licenses; entry-level driver training. Amends several statutes regarding the licensure of commercial motor vehicle drivers. The bill codifies federal regulatory requirements relating to the training and licensure of first time applicants for certain classifications of commercial driver%92s licenses and endorsements. The bill allows for lifetime disqualification of the commercial credentials for holders of commercial driver%92s licenses and commercial learner's permits for certain felony drug charges in compliance with current federal regulation. The bill authorizes certain exemptions for qualifying military personnel. Several provisions of the bill have delayed or contingent effective dates. Amends § 46.2-1700, § 46.2-1701.1, § 46.2-324.1, § 46.2-341.10, § 46.2-341.12, § 46.2-341.14, § 46.2-341.19, § 46.2-341.22, § 46.2-341.4, § 46.2-380, § 46.2-382, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/16/2019: passed committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102226D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2019Reported from Transportation with amendment (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read second time
01/21/2019Reading of amendment waived
01/21/2019Committee amendment agreed to
01/21/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1481E
01/21/2019Printed as engrossed 19102226D-E

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