Driver's license; suspension for nonpayment of fines or costs. (SB514)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Suspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Removes the requirement that a court suspend the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or costs. The bill provides that the fine for any moving violation while operating a motor vehicle in a designated highway safety corridor shall be no more than $500 for any violation that is a traffic infraction and not less than $200 for any violation that is a criminal offense. The bill also repeals the Nonresident Violator Compact of 1977. The bill contains an emergency clause. This bill was incorporated into SB 1. Read the Bill »


01/15/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/08/20 20103345D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/15/2020Incorporated by Judiciary (SB1-Stanley) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)