Motor vehicle dealers; redefines 'relevant market area' for purposes of motorcycle franchises. (SB1035)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor vehicle dealers; motorcycle franchises. Redefines "relevant market area" for purposes of motorcycle franchises. The bill also removes the burden of proof from a motor vehicle dealer in a hearing related to a motorcycle franchise license. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105325D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB1035)
01/30/2020Reported from Transportation with substitute (13-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Committee substitute printed 20107143D-S1
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read second time
02/04/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107143D-S1
02/04/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1035S1
02/05/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB1035S1)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles
02/17/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/17/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
02/20/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/20/2020Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read second time
02/25/2020Passed by for the day
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/26/2020Engrossed by House as amended
02/26/2020Passed House with amendments (70-Y 30-N)
02/26/2020VOTE: Passage (70-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Passed by temporarily
02/28/2020House amendments agreed to by Senate (36-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1035ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB1035ER)
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 984 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0984)