License plates, special; cost of plates for recipients of military decorations. (HB2069)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Special license plates; military decorations. Establishes a system for determining the cost of special license plates for recipients of a military decoration based on the order of precedence of such military decoration as determined by the federal Department of Defense or other relevant federal agency. The bill authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue plates with a "V" for Valor Device on the appropriate plates. The bill provides that special license plates for recipients of a military decoration are exempt from the prepaid application requirement for special license plates and may be issued to unremarried surviving spouses of eligible recipients. The bill creates special license plates for recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross with a "V" for Valor, the Airman's Medal, the Army Soldier's Medal, the Coast Guard Medal, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, the Marine Corps Distinguished Service Medal, the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, and the Defense Superior Service Medal. The bill changes from one-time to annual the $10 fee for certain special license plates issued after the effective date of this bill. Read the Bill »


01/22/2021: In Subcommittee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100264D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2021Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Innovations and General Topics
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2069)
01/21/2021Reported from Transportation with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Committee substitute printed 21103327D-H1
01/21/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2021Incorporates HB1797 (Walker)
01/22/2021Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety

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