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MOTOR VEHICLES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Alcoholic beverages; penalty for possession of open container in a motor vehicle. Adding  46.2-800.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 27 (F))
Antique motor vehicles; eliminates notarization requirements of certain information thereof. Amending  46.2-730. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 52 (Chapter 159))
Automotive manufacturers; specialized registration and titling of company vehicles. Amending  46.2-1548, 46.2-1549, 46.2-1550, and 58.1-2403; adding  46.2-602.2. (Patron-Rust, HB 833 (Chapter 304); Herring, SB 291 (Chapter 753))
Bus engine idling; allows all counties, cities, and towns power to adopt ordinances limiting. Amending  46.2-1224.1. (Patron-Toscano, HB 885 (Chapter 587))
Child restraint devices; exempts children being transported in minibuses and certain vans. Amending  46.2-1095 and 46.2-1099. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 225 (F))
Child-restraint devices in motor vehicles; penalties if convicted two or more times. Amending  46.2-1098. (Patron-Lewis, HB 131 (Chapter 714))
Children; unlawful for any person to leave in motor vehicle unattended child under age six. Adding  46.2-116. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1337 (F))
Civil remedial fees; abusive driver fees shall be assessed on any person who operates motor vehicle on highways. Amending 46.2-206.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 448 (F))
Civil remedial fees; alternatives to fee for certain offenses. Amending  46.2-206.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 179 (F))
Civil remedial fees; court to order community service in lieu of imposition of fees. Amending  46.2-206.1. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 377 (F))
Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those imposed on certain drivers. Repealing  46.2-206.1. (Patron-Putney, HB 26 (F); Cole, HB 50 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 67 (F); Kilgore, HB 287 (F); Englin, HB 290 (F); Vanderhye, HB 1231 (F); Hugo, HB 1243 (Chapter 657); Athey, HB 1291 (F); Morrissey, HB 1375 (F); Houck, SB 1 (Chapter 656); Reynolds, SB 42 (I) See SB1; Colgan, SB 57 (I) See SB1; Cuccinelli, SB 85 (I) See SB1; Wampler, SB 287 (I) See SB1; Vogel, SB 430 (I) See SB1; Petersen, SB 443 (I) See SB1; Newman, SB 664 (I) See SB1)
Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those paid, imposed on certain drivers, refund fees. Repealing  46.2-206.1. (Patron-Nichols, HB 154 (F); Caputo, HB 747 (F); Moran, HB 1188 (F); Puller, SB 4 (I) See SB1; Lucas, SB 6 (I) See SB1)
Coal trucks, overweight; permit not valid for distance of more than 85 miles in State from preparation plant, loading dock, or railroad. Amending  46.2-1143. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 144 (Chapter 716))
Concealed weapons; possession in vehicles. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 1292 (F))
Disabled parking; amends definition. Amending  46.2-1240. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1022 (F))
Disabled veteran; definition thereof. Amending  46.2-100. (Patron-Peace, HB 1 (F); Ware, R.L., HB 17 (I) See HB1; Plum, HB 340 (I) See HB1)
Disabled veteran; redefines term to govern eligibility to obtain special license plates. Amending  46.2-100 and 46.2-742. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 146 (I) See HB1)
Display of offensive objects or devices; prohibited on any vehicle. Adding  46.2-1088.7. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1452 (F))
Disregarding signal to stop; endangerment of operation of law-enforcement officer, penalty. Amending  46.2-817. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 113 (Chapter 773); Watkins, SB 368 (Chapter 811))
DMV fees; imposed on vehicle dealers. Amending  46.2-1530, 46.2-1530.2, 46.2-1930, 46.2-1992.23, and 46.2-1993.23; adding  46.2-1930.1, 46.2-1930.2, 46.2-1992.23:1, 46.2-1992.23:2, 46.2-1993.23:1, and 46.2-1993.23:2. (Patron-Shannon, HB 967 (F))
DMV fees; surcharge of issuance of any driver’s license other than commercial driver. Amending  46.2-333.1 and 46.2-343. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 512 (I) See SB116)
DMV special agents; full-time sworn members of enforcement division authority to enforce laws. Amending  9.1-101, 18.2-57, 19.2-81, and 46.2-217. (Patron-Wampler, SB 284 (Chapter 460))
Driver training schools; regulation by DMV. Amending  46.2-1700; repealing  22.1-205. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1540 (F))
Driver training schools and instructors; changes terminology, required to pass DMV instruction course. Amending  22.1-205, 46.2-324.1, 46.2-325, 46.2-334, 46.2-335, 46.2-490.8, 46.2-1700, 46.2-1701, 46.2-1701.2, 46.2-1701.3, 46.2-1702, 46.2-1705, and 46.2-1707. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1244 (F))
Drivers, commercial; DUI testing after accident. Adding 46.2-341.24:1. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1221 (F))
Drivers, commercial; random drug and alcohol tests required. Adding  46.2-341.30:1. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1224 (F))
Driver’s license; certain restrictions for first-time applicants failing behind-the-wheel three times. Amending  46.2-325, 46.2-335, and 46.2-341.14. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1245 (Chapter 735))
Driver’s license; discretionary arrest for third offense of driving on suspended license. Amending  46.2-936. (Patron-Lohr, HB 891 (F))
Driver’s license; examinations of applicants to be conducted exclusively in English language. Amending  46.2-325. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 376 (F))
Driver’s license; fingerprinting person who drives without, impoundment of vehicle. Amending  19.2-390, 46.2-300, and 46.2-301.1. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 515 (F))
Driver’s license; issuance to an applicant who doesn’t provide social security number. Amending  46.2-323. (Patron-Wampler, SB 285 (F))
Driver’s license; penalty for driving without. Amending  19.2-390 and 46.2-936. (Patron-Albo, HB 91 (F))
Driver’s license; penalty for driving without. Amending  46.2-300. (Patron-McDougle, SB 113 (Chapter 684))
Driver’s license; penalty for driving without. Amending  46.2-300 and 46.2-301.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 104 (I) See HB91)
Driver’s license; provision of foreign language interpreter for applicant. Amending  46.2-325. (Patron-Gear, HB 1402 (F))
Driver’s license; punishment for third or subsequent violation. Amending  46.2-300. (Patron-Rust, HB 447 (F))
Driver’s license; State Police to provide in electronic format registry data for sex offenders to DMV. Amending  46.2-330. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 534 (Chapter 487))
Driver’s license and registration; failure to carry. Amending 46.2-104. (Patron-McDougle, SB 224 (C))
Driver’s license, commercial; passenger-carrying vehicle designed to transport fewer than 16 passengers required. Amending 46.2-341.4 and 46.2-341.16; adding  46.2-341.16:2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1170 (F))
Driver’s license, commercial; State law conformance with federal requirements. Amending  46.2-341.4, 46.2-341.15, 46.2-341.18, 46.2-341.20:2, 46.2-341.20:3, 46.2-341.21, and 46.2-505; adding  46.2-341.18:01. (Patron-Valentine, HB 1198 (Chapter 190))
Driver’s license, duplicate; waive fee if on active duty with armed forces outside boundaries of United States. Adding 46.2-214.2. (Patron-Watts, HB 469 (Chapter 502))
Driver’s license, etc.; DMV to require proof of U.S. citizenship prior to issuance and renewal. Amending  46.2-328.1 and 46.2-345. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 186 (F))
Driver’s license, provisional; primary offense. Amending 46.2-334.01. (Patron-Rust, HB 481 (F); Barker, SB 723 (C))
Driver’s license, provisional; repeals provision that allows use of wireless communications devices when lawfully parked or stopped. Amending  46.2-334.01. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 942 (C))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; elimination of requirement that intoxicant be self-administered. Amending 18.2-266, 46.2-304, 46.2-341.24, and 46.2-411. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 224 (F); Valentine, HB 558 (I) See HB224)
Electronic license plate recognition systems; Secretary of Public Safety to study feasibility of increasing use as law-enforcement tool. (Patron-Mathieson, HJR 92 (F))
Emergency vehicles; flashing warning lights. Amending  46.2-1022 and 46.2-1023. (Patron-Lohr, HB 890 (Chapter 181))
Golf cart and utility vehicles; crossing of highways at intersections controlled by traffic lights in Town of Colonial Beach. Amending  46.2-916.3. (Patron-Stuart, SB 165 (Chapter 456))
Golf carts; operation on public highways within boundaries of Town of Claremont. Amending  46.2-916.2. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1429 (Chapter 196))
Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; abolishes Authority and taxes, fees, and charges dedicated to financing its operation and programs. Amending  33.1-23.03, 46.2-755.1, 46.2-775.2, 46.2-1167.1, 58.1-605, 58.1-606, 58.1-625.1, 58.1-802.1, 58.1-2402.1, 58.1-3221.3, and sixteenth enactment of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts; repealing  33.1-391.6 through 33.1-391.15, 58.1-1724.3, 58.1-1724.5, 58.1-1724.6, 58.1-1724.7, and fifth, sixth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and nineteenth enactments of Chapter 896, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Gear, HB 829 (F); Oder, HB 1444 (F); Miller, J.C., SB 676 (C))
Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; changes to taxes and fees that may be imposed. Amending  46.2-1167.1, 58.1-605, 58.1-606, 58.1-625.1, 58.1-802.1, 58.1-1724.3, and 58.1-2402.1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 176 (F))
Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; establishes certain state taxes and fees with revenues therefrom to be used for transportation purposes. Amending  33.1-391.10, 33.1-391.15, 58.1-603, 58.1-604, 58.1-605, 58.1-606, 58.1-811, 58.1-1724.2, 58.1-1724.3, 58.1-1724.6, 58.1-1724.7, 58.1-2403, and 58.1-2425; adding  33.1-391.16, 46.2-755.3, 46.2-755.4, 46.2-1167.2, 58.1-802.2, and 58.1-2402.2; repealing  46.2-755.1, 46.2-755.2, 46.2-1167.1, 58.1-625.1, 58.1-802.1, and 58.1-2402.1. (Patron-Wagner, SB 798 (F))
Handbills, etc.; distribution in highway rights-of-way in certain localities. Amending  46.2-931. (Patron-McClellan, HB 337 (Chapter 120); McEachin, SB 160 (Chapter 235))
Handbills, etc.; distribution in Spotsylvania County and City of Richmond. Amending  46.2-931. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 875 (Chapter 310))
Handicap placards; fine for inappropriately displaying when parking in space for persons with disabilities. Amending  46.2-1242. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 132 (Chapter 715))
High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; use by vehicles bearing clean special fuel vehicle license plates. Amending  33.1-46.2. (Patron-Plum, HB 342 (I) See HB1014)
Identification cards, licenses, and driver’s licenses; documents to be made of material and in form designed to prevent duplication, etc. Amending  46.2-342; adding  2.2-3808.3. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 236 (F))
Ignition interlock limitations; persons with restricted license not to operate certain vehicles. Amending  18.2-270.1. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 1442 (Chapter 862))
Incident management; makes several changes to law in order to increase effectiveness and efficiency. Amending  19.2-81 and 46.2-888. (Patron-Nichols, HB 1302 (Chapter 737))
Law-enforcement and rescue vehicles; use of flashing lights. Amending  46.2-1030. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 261 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; assault and battery against, penalty. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Locke, SB 522 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; uniform requirement for arrests for speeding. Amending  46.2-882. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 231 (F))
Law-enforcement officers; required to pull vehicle off roadway when stopping motorists. Adding  46.2-103.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1035 (F))
Learner’s permits; certification statement required for persons under age 18. Amending  46.2-335. (Patron-Lohr, HB 889 (Chapter 493))
Learner’s permits; issuance to minors when school records show they have unexcused absences. Amending  46.2-335. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 438 (C))
Liability, fire, and motor vehicle insurance policies; establishes exceptions to prohibitions on refusal to renew. Amending 38.2-231, 38.2-2114, and 38.2-2212. (Patron-Purkey, HB 914 (Chapter 221); Stolle, SB 612 (Chapter 58))
License and registration fees, additional; method of collection in certain localities. Amending  46.2-755.1 and 46.2-755.2. (Patron-Athey, HB 1524 (F))
License plates; replacement of certain. Amending  46.2-711. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 235 (C))
License plates, special; eliminates fee thereof for family members of persons who have died in military service. Amending second enactment of Chapter 852 and first enactment of Chapter 918, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Tata, HB 2 (Chapter 427); Oder, HB 23 (I) See HB2; Poisson, HB 61 (I) See HB2; Eisenberg, HB 308 (I) See HB2; Watts, HB 468 (I) See HB2)
License plates, special; issuance for supporters of Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital Foundation. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 269 (Chapter 432))
License plates, special; issuance marking sesquicentennial of Civil War. (Patron-May, HB 631 (Chapter 436); Howell, SB 73 (Chapter 606))
License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: SHAG DANCE CLUBS OF VIRGINIA. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1427 (C))
License plates, special; issuance of those bearing symbols, emblems, or logotypes of business entities. (Patron-Hanger, SB 475 (C))
License plates, special; issuance promoting tourism and conservation on the Northern Neck. (Patron-Stuart, SB 154 (F))
License plates, special; issuance to active and retired members of United States Air Force. Amending  46.2-743. (Patron-Martin, SB 388 (F))
License plates, special; issuance to family members of certain persons killed in military service. (Patron-Ruff, SB 758 (F))
License plates, special; issuance to members and supporters of Citizens Defense League. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 79 (C))
License plates, special; issuance to Purple Heart recipients. Amending  46.2-742. (Patron-Deeds, SB 266 (Chapter 614))
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Appalachian Trail. (Patron-Puckett, SB 422 (Chapter 620))
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. (Patron-Norment, SB 600 (Chapter 708))
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Destination Imagination. (Patron-Bell, HB 993 (F))
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of National D-Day Memorial Foundation. (Patron-Stosch, SB 750 (Chapter 634))
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of the Road to Revolution state heritage trail. (Patron-Peace, HB 141 (C))
License plates, special; issuance to United States Air Force retirees. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 84 (F))
License plates, special; issuance to United States Navy chief petty officers. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1344 (F))
License plates, special; persons convicted of DUI third or subsequent time to use yellow license plates with red letters and numbers. Amending  18.2-270; adding  46.2-726.1. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1281 (C))
License plates, special; repeals authorizations for issuance of certain license plates. Repealing  46.2-742.6, 46.2-749.122 through 46.2-749.125, 46.2-749.129, 46.2-749.134, 46.2-749.135, and Chapter 184, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Landes, HB 87 (Chapter 114))
Licenses, local; issued free of charge to certain vehicles owned by museums. Amending  46.2-752. (Patron-Fralin, HB 254 (Chapter 163))
Littering; illegal dumping or disposal of unsightly matter from motor vehicle. Amending  33.1-346. (Patron-Nichols, HB 158 (F))
Loitering; prohibited in right-of-way of any highway with posted signs. Amending  46.2-930. (Patron-Watts, HB 470 (Chapter 503))
Manufactured homes; deemed real estate when equipment previously used for mobility has been removed. Amending  46.2-653. (Patron-Lewis, HB 660 (Chapter 178))
Mechanics’ lien; those against vehicles owned by active duty members of military. Amending  43-34 and 46.2-623; adding 46.2-1200.2. (Patron-Suit, HB 521 (Chapter 171))
Military personnel; extension of deadlines for driver’s license renewal, etc. Amending  46.2-221.2, 46.2-221.4, 46.2-752, 58.1-341, and 58.1-3916. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1024 (Chapter 591))
Mobile telephone and other wireless electronic devices; use of hands-free accessory while driving. Adding  46.2-1078.1. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 904 (C))
Mopeds; driving on suspended license. Amending  46.2-301. (Patron-Landes, HB 311 (C))
Mopeds; limitations on operation thereof. Amending  46.2-914. (Patron-Cline, HB 1557 (Chapter 525))
Motor carrier liability insurance; required for operators of trolleys. Amending  46.2-2053. (Patron-Cole, HB 1110 (F))
Motor carriers; liability insurance for buses with capacity of no more than 40 passengers. Amending  46.2-2053. (Patron-Cole, HB 352 (F))
Motor fuels tax; funding for transportation-related alternatives. Amending  58.1-2217, 58.1-2249, 58.1-2289, 58.1-2701, and 58.1-2706; repealing  46.2-206.1. (Patron-Puckett, SB 411 (I) See SB1)
Motor fuels tax; modifies rates of taxation thereof. Amending 58.1-2217, 58.1-2249, 58.1-2289, 58.1-2701, and 58.1-2706. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 41 (F))
Motor fuels tax; prohibits Tax Commissioner from compromising and settling without consent of transportation commission of transportation district. Amending  58.1-3, 58.1-105, 58.1-1724, and 58.1-1724.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1553 (F))
Motor vehicle; forfeiture thereof for three or more offenses of driving without valid operator’s license. Amending 19.2-386.16. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 433 (F))
Motor vehicle; forfeiture thereof for two offenses of driving without operator’s license. Amending  46.2-301.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 446 (I) See HB433; Cuccinelli, SB 108 (F))
Motor vehicle; forfeiture thereof for two or more offenses of driving without insurance. Amending  19.2-386.16 and 46.2-301.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 178 (F))
Motor vehicle; forfeiture thereof for two or more offenses of driving without valid operator’s license. Amending 19.2-386.16 and 46.2-301.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 63 (I) See HB91; Marshall, R.G., HB 180 (F))
Motor vehicle; impoundment thereof after issuance of ticket for driving without license. Amending  46.2-300. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 380 (I) See HB433)
Motor vehicle air conditioners; allows explosive, flammable, or toxic refrigerants. Amending  46.2-1088. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1015 (Chapter 443))
Motor vehicle dealer; advertising. Amending  46.2-1581. (Patron-Carrico, HB 372 (Chapter 166))
Motor Vehicle Dealer Board; executive director and staff employees of DMV. Amending  46.2-1503.1; repealing  46.2-1503.2. (Patron-Watts, HB 1201 (F))
Motor vehicle insurance; insurers provide premium reductions to persons age 55 and over who complete DMV-approved course. Amending  38.2-2217. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1462 (F); Edwards, SB 688 (F))
Motor vehicle insurance settlement practices; cap on reimbursement for paint and materials. Amending  38.2-517. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1176 (Chapter 516); Petersen, SB 697 (Chapter 111))
Motor vehicle liability insurance; increases coverage limits. Amending  46.2-419 and 46.2-472. (Patron-Albo, HB 168 (F))
Motor vehicle license fees; prohibits dealers from collecting in certain localities. Amending  46.2-755.1 and 46.2-755.2. (Patron-Hogan, HB 649 (V); Saslaw, SB 728 (F))
Motor vehicle repair services; those embraced by Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads Transportation Authorities. Amending 58.1-605. (Patron-Rust, HB 450 (F))
Motor vehicle safety belt systems; repeals language that makes nonuse secondary offense. Amending  46.2-1094. (Patron-Ticer, SB 649 (F))
Motor vehicles; regulation of parking of certain vehicles in certain counties. Amending  46.2-1222.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1027 (F))
Motor vehicles; yielding right-of-way when approaching mail delivery vehicles. Amending  46.2-921.1. (Patron-Hogan, HB 642 (F))
Motor Vehicles, Department of; service charges. Amending 46.2-330; adding  46.2-214.2. (Patron-McDougle, SB 116 (Chapter 866))
Motor vehicles, used; prohibits displaying, parking, etc. for sale, penalty. Adding  46.2-1508.2. (Patron-Amundson, HB 492 (Chapter 168))
Motorcycle helmets; penalty for failure to wear a helmet. Amending  46.2-910. (Patron-Petersen, SB 698 (F))
Motorcycles; driving two abreast in a single lane. Amending 46.2-857. (Patron-Cole, HB 48 (F))
Motorcyclists; allows certain persons at least 21 years of age to ride without wearing helmets. Amending  46.2-910. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1173 (F))
Move-over law; drivers approaching stationary emergency vehicle displaying emergency lights must move to lane not adjacent to vehicle. Amending  46.2-921.1. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 799 (Chapter 818))
Multicounty/City Transportation District; created. Adding 15.2-4620 through 15.2-4626. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1565 (F))
Neighborhood watch vehicles; allowance of amber warning lights thereon. Amending  46.2-1025. (Patron-McClellan, HB 600 (F))
Noise emissions; DMV to establish for motor vehicles. Adding 46.2-221.5. (Patron-Whipple, SB 739 (F))
Nonemergency medical transportation; creates new DMV permit for providers. Amending  46.2-711 and 46.2-2000; adding 46.2-2099.44, 46.2-2099.45, and 46.2-2099.46. (Patron-Puckett, SB 414 (F))
Nonrepairable vehicles; title and registration. Amending 46.2-1600, 46.2-1603.2, and 46.2-1605. (Patron-Orrock, HB 539 (F))
Off-road motorcycles; limitations on operation. Amending 46.2-915.1. (Patron-Merricks, HB 460 (F))
Oversize trucks; permits issued by DMV for operation. Adding 46.2-1147.1. (Patron-Lohr, HB 888 (F))
Overweight and overload permits; creates fee schedules therefor to help recover additional maintenance costs. Amending second enactment of Chapter 738, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1551 (Chapter 864))
Parking ordinances; those adopted by James City County. Amending 46.2-1220. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1346 (F))
Parking violations; grants James City County same ability as Chesterfield County to impose civil penalties. Amending 46.2-1220. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1345 (Chapter 193))
Pedestrian and bicycle advisory committees, regional; VDOT to establish. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 855 (F))
Pedestrian control signals; abide by words or symbols displayed thereon. Amending  46.2-925. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1478 (Chapter 451))
Pedestrians and drivers; sets out responsibilities at marked and unmarked crosswalks. Amending  46.2-100, 46.2-821, 46.2-826, 46.2-834, 46.2-835, 46.2-836, 46.2-904, 46.2-908.1, 46.2-925, and 46.2-933; adding  46.2-923.1, 46.2-924.1, and 46.2-924.2; repealing  46.2-923 and 46.2-924. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1270 (F); Ticer, SB 644 (F))
Personal property tax; separate classification for low-speed vehicles. Amending  58.1-3506. (Patron-Herring, SB 195 (Chapter 143))
Photo-monitoring systems; counties and cities may install to operate a traffic light signal. Amending  15.2-968.1. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1574 (F))
Predicate criminal act; adds simple larceny of motor vehicle to list. Amending  18.2-46.1. (Patron-Marsden, HB 590 (F))
Reckless driving; drivers of certain heavy trucks exceeding posted speed limit guilty thereof. Amending  46.2-862. (Patron-Cole, HB 108 (F))
Reckless driving; penalty for person convicted. Amending 46.2-868. (Patron-Moran, HB 1187 (F); McDougle, SB 221 (F))
Reckless driving; suspension of license on conviction of minor. Amending  46.2-392. (Patron-Vanderhye, HB 1233 (F))
Reckless driving; violation of right-of-way resulting in death of another. Adding  46.2-863.1. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1506 (F); Obenshain, SB 556 (F))
Recreation facilities; locality may establish trails for all-terrain vehicles, etc. Amending  15.2-1806; adding 15.2-1809.1. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1149 (Chapter 381))
Regional jail vehicles; equipped with colored warning lights. Amending  46.2-1022. (Patron-Wright, HB 652 (F); Bowling, HB 1226 (F); Houck, SB 527 (C))
Registration fees; increase for firefighting and emergency medical services vehicles. Amending  46.2-694. (Patron-Rust, HB 922 (Chapter 182))
Registration fees; vehicle equipped for persons with disabilities. Adding  46.2-702.2. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 756 (Chapter 130))
Restricted driver’s license; court to provide during period of suspension. Amending  46.2-301. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 310 (C))
Restricted driver’s license; issuance to operate motor vehicle during period of suspension. Amending  46.2-395. (Patron-Dance, HB 1407 (Chapter 861); Reynolds, SB 309 (F))
Restricted permit; issuance thereof for license suspension for nonpayment of fines and costs. Amending  19.2-354 and 46.2-395. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1374 (I) See HB1407)
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include towing and emergency road services in certain localities. Amending  58.1-605 and 58.1-606. (Patron-Purkey, HB 361 (Chapter 484))
Safe driving points; allows drivers to accumulate up to 10 good points in one year and allows five good points for completion of a safe driving class. Amending  46.2-494 and 46.2-498. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 25 (F))
Safety belts; makes non-use thereof primary offense. Amending 46.2-1094. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1065 (F); Barlow, HB 1535 (F))
School buses; prohibits idling of engines of those diesel-powered on school premises while taking on or discharging students. Adding  46.2-917.3. (Patron-Toscano, HB 884 (F))
School buses; prohibits use of wireless telecommunications devices by persons driving except in emergencies. Adding  46.2-919.1. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1218 (Chapter 447); Stuart, SB 136 (Chapter 234))
Scrap metal processors; seller to provide his driver’s license number. Amending  59.1-136.3. (Patron-Lohr, HB 887 (C))
Speed limits; grants counties certain powers with regard to setting. Amending  15.2-2028. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1566 (F))
Speed limits; maximum on rural rustic roads. Adding  46.2-873.2. (Patron-Saxman, HB 326 (Chapter 165))
Speed limits; signs posted in school zones. Amending  46.2-873. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1028 (F))
State Police, Department of; investigation of accidents involving state-owned vehicles. Amending  52-4. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1157 (F))
Tank wagons; increases total gross weight for overweight permits. Amending  46.2-1144.1. (Patron-Houck, SB 55 (Chapter 33))
Titling vehicles; gives applicants the option of providing license number in lieu of Social Security number. Amending  46.2-623. (Patron-Bulova, HB 28 (F))
Tow truck driver; exempts requirement of having authorization documents. Amending  46.2-2814. (Patron-Marsden, HB 581 (I) See HB1012)
Towing; regulations for those seeking tow truck authorization documents and several provisional changes. Amending 46.2-808.1, 46.2-1217, 46.2-2810, and 46.2-2814; adding 46.2-2814.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1012 (Chapter 470); Watkins, SB 691 (Chapter 647))
Towing and recovery operator; definition excludes franchised motor vehicle dealer. Amending  46.2-2800. (Patron-Stolle, SB 607 (Chapter 414))
Towing and recovery operators; removal of trespassing vehicles. Amending  46.2-1232. (Patron-Rust, HB 832 (F))
Towing and Recovery Operators, Board for; executive director and staff to be employees of DMV. Amending  46.2-2802; repealing 46.2-2803. (Patron-Watts, HB 1202 (F))
Towing and Recovery Operators, Board for; postpones effective date of any regulations promulgated by Board. Amending  46.2-2809, 46.2-2814, 46.2-2819, 46.2-2820, and 46.2-2824. (Patron-Peace, HB 1296 (C))
Towing and Recovery Operators, Board of; powers, duties, and regulations. Amending  46.2-2801, 46.2-2809, 46.2-2812, 46.2-2814, 46.2-2819, 46.2-2820, and 46.2-2824. (Patron-Norment, SB 707 (Chapter 836))
Traffic accident reports; increases amount of damage threshold to be reported by law-enforcement officers. Amending  46.2-373. (Patron-Deeds, SB 39 (C))
Traffic control measures; financing for application and installation. Adding  33.1-223.2:18. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1032 (Chapter 471))
Traffic crimes; mandatory minimum fines. Amending  18.2-35, 18.2-36, 18.2-36.1, 18.2-51.4, 18.2-270, 46.2-341.19, 46.2-341.28, 46.2-357, 46.2-391, 46.2-817, 46.2-865.1, 46.2-868, and 46.2-894. (Patron-Albo, HB 161 (F))
Traffic infraction; driving with an animal impeding control, prohibited. Adding  46.2-811.1. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 533 (F))
Traffic infractions; deferral of proceedings. Amending 16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.7, 19.2-303.4, 19.2-335, and 19.2-336; adding  46.2-943.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 95 (F))
Traffic infractions, prepayable; payment of costs. Amending 16.1-69.40:1 and 16.1-69.40:2. (Patron-Saxman, HB 323 (C))
Traffic lights; creates Class 1 misdemeanor for running red light. Amending  46.2-833. (Patron-McDougle, SB 115 (C))
Traffic lights; creates Class 6 felony for running red light. Amending  46.2-833. (Patron-Janis, HB 714 (F))
Transportation funding; increases motor fuels tax, and repeals certain abusive driver fees. Amending  58.1-2217, 58.1-2249, 58.1-2289, 58.1-2701, and 58.1-2706; repealing  46.2-206.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 490 (F))
Transportation funding; repeals certain abusive driver fees, changes to motor fuels tax rate, etc. Amending  58.1-605, 58.1-606, 58.1-2217, 58.1-2249, 58.1-2289, 58.1-2701, and 58.1-2706; repealing  46.2-206.1 and 58.1-625.1. (Patron-Hanger, SB 469 (I) See SB1)
Trucks; maximum allowable weights of vehicle combinations. Amending  46.2-704. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 110 (F))
Trucks and combination vehicles; Transportation Board to impose fee for use in maintaining highways. Adding  33.1-223.2:18. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 185 (F))
Underinsured motorist insurance coverage; establishes mechanism by which liability insurer may pay its limits of liability. Amending  38.2-2206. (Patron-Joannou, HB 919 (F))
Vehicle license fees, local; localities to exempt those owned by members and former members of authorized police volunteer citizen support units. Amending  46.2-752. (Patron-Herring, SB 191 (Chapter 457))
Vehicle protection product warranties; establishes requirements regarding provision thereof. Amending  38.2-100 and 59.1-200; adding  59.1-434.1 through 59.1-434.12. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1541 (F))
Vehicle registration; refusal to issue or renew because of fees or taxes owed to counties, etc. Amending  46.2-752. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 133 (F); Brink, HB 786 (I) See HB133)
Vehicle registration fees; exempts member and dependent of armed forces of United States. Amending  46.2-755.2. (Patron-Suit, HB 525 (Chapter 848))
Vehicle registrations and certificates of title; individual applying therefor to prove to DMV that he is legal resident of United States. Amending  46.2-600. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1034 (F))
Vehicle safety inspection; extends time for members of armed services. Amending  46.2-1158.1. (Patron-Suit, HB 523 (Chapter 722))
Vehicle safety inspections; required every 24 months instead of every 12 months. Amending  46.2-1158 and 46.2-1167. (Patron-Locke, SB 526 (C))
Vehicle warning lights; allows forensic crash reconstructionists to equip their vehicles therewith. Amending  46.2-1024 and 46.2-1028. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 15 (F))
Vehicle weight law enforcement; authorizes enforcement by full-time sworn members of enforcement division of DMV. Adding 46.2-1138.3. (Patron-Fralin, HB 148 (F))
Vehicle weight limit enforcement; county enforcement on highways within its boundaries. Adding  46.2-1138.3. (Patron-Poisson, HB 293 (F))
Vehicle weight limit statutes; enforcement by local law-enforcement agencies. Adding  46.2-1138.3. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 558 (C))
Vehicle window tinting films; exempts rear windows or rear side windows of ambulances, etc. from limitations. Amending 46.2-1052. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1152 (Chapter 189))
Weight limit; town ordinance thereof on certain roads. Amending 46.2-1138.2. (Patron-Athey, HB 1546 (F))
Weight limit violations; disposition of penalties by Stafford County. Amending  46.2-1131. (Patron-Cole, HB 1112 (F))
Wireless telecommunications device; prohibits use of text messaging while driving certain vehicles. Adding  46.2-1078.1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 39 (F); Eisenberg, HB 609 (F))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08