Driver's license or identification card; indication of blood type to be noted on license or card. (SB345)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Motor Vehicles documents; blood type. Directs the Department of Motor Vehicles to establish a method by which an applicant for a driver's license or identification card may indicate his blood type to be noted on his license or card for the purpose of providing emergency medical support by emergency medical services agencies. The bill prohibits the disclosure of such data and provides that the Department is not liable for the accuracy of such data. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102694D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB345)
01/27/2022Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/08/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Committee substitute printed 22106157D-S1
02/09/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106157D-S1
02/10/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB345S1
02/10/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Passed 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
03/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 3-N)
03/01/2022Reported from Transportation (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Read second time
03/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB345S1)
03/04/2022Passed by for the day
03/07/2022Read third time
03/07/2022Passed House (71-Y 27-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Passage (71-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB345ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB345ER)
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 rejected Governor's recommendation (19-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022Communicated to Governor on April 27, 2022
04/27/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., May 27, 2022
05/27/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 796 (effective 7/1/23)
05/27/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0796)

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