Minors; issuance of original driver's licenses. (SB139)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Issuance of original driver's licenses to minors. Authorizes the chief juvenile and domestic relations district court judge to waive the ceremonial requirements for the issuance within the district of original driver's licenses to minors or order that the licensing ceremony be conducted in an alternative manner. This bill is identical to HB 1050. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100581D
01/08/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/13/2022Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2022Read second time and engrossed
01/19/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB139)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/22/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/22/2022Reported from Transportation with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Read second time
02/25/2022Read third time
02/25/2022Committee amendment agreed to
02/25/2022Engrossed by House as amended
02/25/2022Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/25/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022House amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022House insisted on amendment
03/02/2022House requested conference committee
03/04/2022Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/04/2022Senators: Edwards, Boysko, Cosgrove
03/09/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/09/2022Delegates: Leftwich, Taylor, Reid
03/10/2022C Amended by conference committee
03/10/2022Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
03/10/2022VOTE: Adoption (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/21/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB139ER)
03/21/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Signed by Speaker
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
03/23/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB139ER)
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 636 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0636)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1050.

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