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Ending Driver’s License suspensions for unpaid court costs and fines will go into effect on Monday July 1, 2019. Check your eligibility at dmvNOW.com/fac Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed hundreds of bills into law during the 2019 General Assembly Session. In fact, Governor Northam’s budget amendment included the reinstatement of suspended driver’s licenses for […]

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed hundreds of bills into law during the 2019 General Assembly Session. In fact, Governor Northam’s budget amendment included the reinstatement of suspended driver’s licenses for unpaid court debt only. This does Not include license suspensions for unpaid child support, convictions for reckless driving, DUI or simple possession. However, if […]

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed a couple of bills relating to the child sex abuse scandal in the Catholic church. The bills he signed yesterday require religious officials to report suspected child abuse to law enforcement. However, there is an exemption where clergy members don’t have to report something if confidentiality is required, like […]

Lawmakers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia introduced, killed and passed hundreds of pieces of legislation during the 2018 General Assembly Session. As a result, Governor Ralph Northam has signed hundreds of changes to Virginia’s laws that went  into effect on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Changes to Virginia’s new laws include Absentee voting, Criminal offenses, education, […]

Lawmakers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia introduced, killed and passed hundreds of pieces of legislation during the 2018 General Assembly Session. As a result, Governor Ralph Northam has signed hundreds of changes to Virginia’s laws that went  into effect on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Changes to Virginia’s new laws include Absentee voting, Criminal offenses, education, […]

Lawmakers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia introduced, killed and passed hundreds of pieces of legislation during the 2017 General Assembly Session. As a result, Governor Terrence R. McAuliffe has signed hundreds of changes to Virginia’s laws that will go into effect on Saturday, July 1, 2017.  Changes to Virginia’s new laws include child care, transportation, […]