2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Sponsored By:
Senators Jacobs, Colburn, Haines, Mooney, and Simonaire
Crimes - Commission of Vehicular Manslaughter While Driver's License or Privilege Is Suspended or Revoked - Mandatory Minimum Sentence


Prohibiting a person from committing manslaughter by vehicle or vessel while in violation of provisions related to driving while the license or privilege is suspended or revoked; establishing a penalty, including a mandatory minimum penalty; providing that a person convicted of a specified felony is not eligible for parole for a specified period of time; providing that the Act may not be construed to prohibit a specified assessment of points; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Boats and Ships
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Drivers` Licenses
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Parole and Probation
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Traffic Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 2-209 , 2-210 )
( 16-303 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered