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

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


01/21/2021: passed committee


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

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