2007 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving Prior Year Introduction As: SB 454/06
Sponsored By:
Senators Hooper, Colburn, Greenip, Hogan, Jacobs, and Kittleman
Drugged Driving - Test - Police Officers


Repealing a requirement that a test for drug or controlled dangerous substance content of a driver's blood may only be requested, required, or directed by a police officer who has been or is being trained as a drug recognition expert or is participating in a specified training program.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator J. Robert Hooper, District 35
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Janet Greenip, District 33
Senator Patrick J. Hogan, District 39
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chemical Tests
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Substance Abuse
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of

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 (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered