Electric vehicles; DMME to determine feasibility of a rebate program. (HB717)

Introduced By

Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy; electric vehicle rebate working group. Establishes a working group to determine the feasibility of an electric vehicle rebate program. The working group will report on its findings and recommendations by November 1, 2020. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103400D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/15/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Innovations and General Topics
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB717)
01/28/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
01/30/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2020Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Committee substitute printed 20106859D-H1
02/03/2020Read first time
02/04/2020Read second time
02/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106859D-H1
02/04/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB717H1
02/05/2020Read third time and passed House (58-Y 41-N)
02/05/2020VOTE: Passage (58-Y 41-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB717H1)
02/27/2020Reported from Transportation with amendment (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Reading of amendment waived
03/03/2020Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/03/2020Passed Senate with amendment (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Placed on Calendar
03/04/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (55-Y 42-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB717ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB717ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 973 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0973)


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 2 minutes.


Nanny State Of Hypocracy writes:

So now I get to pay for someone's new electric vehicle, thanks! :(