Student driver safety; driver education program shall include dangers of speeding. (HB1918)

Introduced By

Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge), Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Student driver safety. Requires (i) driver education programs to include instruction on the dangers of distracted driving and speeding and (ii) a student to submit a standard application form developed by the Department of Education by which the student provides evidence that he possesses a valid driver's license or driver privilege card before being issued a pass to park a vehicle on high school property. This bill is identical to SB 1169. Read the Bill »


03/11/2021: signed by governor


01/10/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102431D
01/10/2021Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2021Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/14/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1918)
01/15/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2021Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Committee substitute printed 21103086D-H1
01/26/2021Read first time
01/27/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1918H1)
01/27/2021Read second time
01/27/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103086D-H1
01/27/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1918H1
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 Education and Health
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/11/2021Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Committee substitute printed 21200069D-S1
02/12/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1918S1)
02/12/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/15/2021Floor substitute printed 21200179D-S2 (Norment)
02/15/2021Read third time
02/15/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/15/2021Committee substitute rejected 21200069D-S1
02/15/2021Substitute by Senator Norment agreed to 21200179D-S2
02/15/2021Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB1918S2
02/15/2021Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1918S2)
02/17/2021Placed on Calendar
02/17/2021Senate substitute rejected by House 21200179D-S2 (2-Y 96-N)
02/17/2021VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Reconsideration of Senate substitute agreed to by House
02/17/2021Senate substitute agreed to by House 21200179D-S2 (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/2021VOTE: Adoption #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1918ER)
02/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1918ER)
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
03/11/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 74 (effective 7/1/21)
03/11/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0074)