Transit buses; exempts a manufacturer, etc., engaged in distribution from certain requirements. (SB281)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transit buses. Exempts a manufacturer, factory branch, distributor, distributor branch, or factory or distributor representative engaged in the manufacture or distribution of transit buses from the requirements of obtaining a license from the Department of Motor Vehicles to engage in business. The bill also exempts transit buses from dealer's license plate and temporary license plate requirements. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100708D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/27/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2022Reported from Transportation with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB281)
01/31/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Printed as engrossed 22100708D-E
02/01/2022Read second time
02/01/2022Reading of amendments waived
02/01/2022Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB281E
02/02/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/22/2022Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1 Department of Motor Vehicles
03/01/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
03/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB281E)
03/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (9-Y 0-N)
03/01/2022Reported from Transportation with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Read second time
03/04/2022Read third time
03/04/2022Committee amendments agreed to
03/04/2022Engrossed by House as amended
03/04/2022Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/04/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB281ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB281ER)
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
04/11/2022Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/27/2022Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022House concurred in Governor's recommendation BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
04/27/2022VOTE: Adoption (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/27/2022Reenrolled bill text (SB281ER2)
04/27/2022Signed by President as reenrolled
04/27/2022Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/27/2022Enacted, Chapter 718 (effective 7/1/22)
04/27/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0718)

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