During the 2016 Virginia General Assembly session SB666 was expanded with an amendment, HB305 was “left in Committee” because the patron decided to piggy-back as a co-patron on HB 1190 . Then HB 1190 was amended to be identical to SB666, turning them into “Companion Bills”.
I tracked these Bills through the 2016 GA session for blog readers:
And after session:
They both passed through both chambers unanimously, not one Virginia Delegate or Senator voted against them.
They were both signed by Governor Terry McAuliffe and will become law on July 1st 2016.
A. They’d prohibit the Virginia DMV from issuing to registered sex offenders special license plates relating to children or children's programs or with revenues paid to funds for the benefit of children or renewing the registration for a vehicle that has been issued such license plates.
Definitely include the following License Plates:
1. Virginia Family and Children’s Trust Fund Kid’s First
2. Virginia Family and Children’s Trust Fund Child Trust Heart
3. Virginia Family and Children’s Trust Fund Child Trust Hand
4. Virginia Family and Children’s Trust Fund Child Trust Star
5. Virginia Cure Childhood Cancer
Unlocking Autism Virginia
7. Virginia Kid’s Eat Free
Ø A total of 19,869 Total License Plates are in circulation*
Ø 13 are registered to VSP Registered Sex Offenders*
Ø Of those 13, 7 are co-owned*