2008 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving Prior Year Introduction As: HB 417/06 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Conway, Barkley, Bohanan, Cane, Eckardt, Elmore, Gaines, Griffith, Jones, Levy, Mathias, Proctor, and Rudolph
Vehicle Laws - Fatality or Life-Threatening Injury - Tests for Alcohol, Drugs, or Controlled Dangerous Substances


Requiring a person to submit to specified tests for alcohol, drugs, or controlled dangerous substances if detained by a police officer who has reasonable grounds to believe that the person contributed to causing a motor vehicle accident that resulted in the death of, or life-threatening injury to, another person.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
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.

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