Commercial driver's licenses; disqualification for life from holding license, human trafficking. (HB1868)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patrons Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), and Del. Joe McNamara (R-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Commercial driver's licenses. Disqualifies for life from holding a commercial driver's license persons convicted of a felony involving an act or practice of severe forms of trafficking in persons while driving a commercial motor vehicle. The bill prohibits the Department of Motor Vehicles and every district court or circuit court or the clerk thereof from reducing, dismissing, deferring, or otherwise concealing a conviction of any offense committed while operating a commercial motor vehicle or of any holder of a commercial driver's license or permit charged with any offense committed while operating a noncommercial motor vehicle and requires the Department and the courts to comply with federal laws and regulations regarding such convictions. The bill also authorizes Class A driver training schools to administer the commercial driver's license knowledge examinations. Read the Bill »

Status

04/14/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Transportation Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102058D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/12/2021Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles
01/18/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/21/2021Reported from Transportation (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1868)
01/22/2021Read first time
01/25/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Read third time
02/23/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/26/2021Enrolled
02/26/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1868ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/03/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1868ER)
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 136 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0136)

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