2007 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving
Sponsored By:
Delegates Conway, Mathias, and Rudolph
Vehicle Laws - Fatality or Life-Threatening Injury - Mandatory Tests for Alcohol, Drugs, or Controlled Dangerous Substances


Requiring a person to submit to specified tests for alcohol, drugs, or controlled dangerous substances if the person is involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in the death of, or a life-threatening injury to, another person; authorizing a person to request a specified hearing if the person's license is suspended under specified circumstances; adding to the issues that may be considered at a specified hearing; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to suspend a driver's license under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Conway) Adopted (137-0)
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chemical Tests
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Drivers' Licenses
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Administration

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 16-205.1 , 16-205.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 6, 2007: Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Conway) Adopted (137-0)