Motor carrier and commercial drivers; amends several licensing laws, etc. (HB2077)

Introduced By

Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor carrier and commercial driver's licensing. Amends several motor carrier and commercial driver's licensing laws. The bill clarifies and strengthens fitness and operating authority requirements for intrastate motor carriers. It also enables Virginia to comply with new FederalMotor Carrier Safety Administration regulation amendments regarding commercial motor vehicles and a prohibition on texting in commercial motor vehicles, and it codifies federal commercial driver's license requirements. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103584D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2013Assigned Transportation sub: #1
01/21/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
01/24/2013Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read first time
01/28/2013Read second time
01/28/2013Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB2077E
01/28/2013Printed as engrossed 13103584D-E
01/29/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2077E)
01/30/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/06/2013Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2077ER)
02/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2077ER)
02/15/2013Signed by Speaker
02/18/2013Signed by President
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 582 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0582)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.