2010 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving Prior Year Introduction As: HB 875/09 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 565
Sponsored By:
Delegates Sophocleus, Beidle, Bronrott, DeBoy, Eckardt, Frank, George, Hecht, Jones, Kaiser, Love, Niemann, Robinson, Shewell, and Stocksdale
Drunk and Drugged Driving - Refusal to Take a Blood or Breath Test - Prohibition


Prohibiting a person who is detained for specified alcohol- or drug- related driving offenses from knowingly refusing to take a specified blood or breath test if the person was detained previously for specified alcohol- or drug-related driving offenses and refused to take a blood or breath test; and providing that a violation is punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment for not more than 1 year or both.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chemical Tests
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 21-902.2 , 27-101 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :