Independent dealer-operator recertification; codifies existing Motor Vehicle Dealer Bd. regulations. (HB316)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Independent dealer-operator recertification. Codifies existing Motor Vehicle Dealer Board regulations related to independent dealer-operator recertification and revises the process established by regulation by (i) requiring recertification every 24 months instead of every 36 months; (ii) changing the training requirement from completing a six-hour course to completing a live four-hour instructor-led course and passing an examination, administered in person or virtually; (iii) increasing the permissible course fee from $250 to $300; (iv) increasing the recertification application fee from $25 to $50; and (v) exempting from the requirements of clause (ii) independent dealer-operators who complete a training program approved by the Executive Director of the Motor Vehicle Dealer Board and administered by a dealer that employs at least 50 licensed salespersons in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104116D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2022Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1 Department of Motor Vehicles
01/25/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (10-Y 0-N)
01/27/2022Reported from Transportation with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2022Read first time
02/01/2022Read second time
02/01/2022Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB316E
02/01/2022Printed as engrossed 22104116D-E
02/02/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/09/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB316E)
02/17/2022Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/02/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Read third time
03/04/2022Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB316ER)
03/09/2022Signed by Speaker
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/16/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB316ER)
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 574 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0574)

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