License restrictions for minors; prohibition on use of handheld personal communications devices. (HB1846)

Introduced By

Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Provisional drivers; use of handheld personal communications devices. Eliminates the provision prohibiting a holder of a provisional driver's license to operate a vehicle while using a wireless communication device. Such provision was specific only to the holder of a provisional license. Under a different current law, all drivers, including those with a provisional driver's license, are prohibited from holding a personal communications device while operating a vehicle. Read the Bill »

Status

02/16/2021: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101770D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/12/2021Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Innovations and General Topics
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2021Reported from Transportation (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Read first time
01/25/2021Passed by for the day
01/26/2021Passed by for the day
01/27/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/28/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/11/2021Reported from Transportation with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Committee substitute printed 21200068D-S1
02/15/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Read third time
02/16/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/16/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21200068D-S1
02/16/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1846S1
02/16/2021Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Placed on Calendar
02/18/2021Senate substitute agreed to by House 21200068D-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/2021VOTE: Adoption (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Enrolled
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1846ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 132 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0132)

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