Restricted driver's license; issuance for multiple convictions of driving while intoxicated, etc. (HB1324)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland) with support from co-patron Del. Chad Green (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Issuance of restricted driver's license for multiple convictions of driving while intoxicated; completion of specialty dockets. Provides that a person whose driver's license has been revoked for multiple convictions of driving while intoxicated may file a petition for the issuance of a restricted driver's license without having to wait for the expiration of three years from the date of his last conviction, regardless of the date of such conviction, when such person's last conviction resulted from a final order being entered by a court after the successful completion of a Veterans Treatment Court Program, behavioral health docket, or other specialty docket. This bill is identical to SB 6. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2024Presented and ordered printed 24104145D
01/11/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2024Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/02/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/06/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1324)
02/07/2024Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB1324E
02/12/2024Printed as engrossed 24104145D-E
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House (87-Y 11-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Passage (87-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1324E)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/26/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1324ER)
03/06/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1324ER)
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/05/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 552 (effective 7/1/24)

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