1998 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving Prior Year Introduction As: HB 547/97 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Genn, Owings, Montague, Grosfeld, Perry, Preis, Bissett, Menes, Turner, Doory, E. Burns, Dembrow, O'Donnell, Hutchins, T. Murphy, Harkins, Valderrama, Clagett, Rudolph, Poole, Miller, Love, Hecht, Morhaim, Shriver, Pitkin, Comeau, and Conroy
Vehicle Laws - Drunk and Drugged Driving - Penalties


Increasing the penalty that may be imposed on a person who is convicted of a second or subsequent offense of driving while under the influence of any drug, combination of drugs, or combination of one or more drugs and alcohol or of driving while under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance; and providing that convictions for specified alcohol- or drug-related driving offenses shall be considered prior convictions for the purpose of specified subsequent offender penalties.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action
Sponsored by:
Delegate Gilbert J. Genn, District 16
Delegate Phillip D. Bissett, District 30
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Michael G. Comeau, District 35A
Delegate Mary A. Conroy, District 23
Delegate Dana Lee Dembrow, District 20
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Sharon M. Grosfeld, District 18
Delegate James M. Harkins, District 35A
Delegate Sue C. Hecht, District 3
Delegate Thomas E. Hutchins, District 28
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Pauline H. Menes, District 21
Delegate Ellen L. Willis Miller, District 5
Delegate Kenneth C. Montague, Jr., District 43
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Timothy D. Murphy, District 47A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate George W. Owings, III, District 27B
Delegate Marsha G. Perry, District 33
Delegate Joan B. Pitkin, District 23
Delegate D. Bruce Poole, District 2B
Delegate Mary Louise Preis, District 34
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 35B
Delegate Mark K. Shriver, District 15
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13A
Delegate David M. Valderrama, District 26
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
Bill affects the following Statute:
( 27-101 )


Bill Text: First Reading (PDF), Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (PDF)

Amendments: None offered