2010 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dwyer, Anderson, Barnes, Beidle, Boteler, Bronrott, Carter, Conaway, Costa, Dumais, Eckardt, Frank, Heller, Hubbard, Jennings, Kach, Kelly, Kipke, Kramer, Krebs, Levi, McComas, McConkey, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Riley, Robinson, Rosenberg, Schuh, Shank, Shewell, Simmons, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Sossi, Valderrama, Vallario, Waldstreicher, and Wood
Victims' Rights - Fatal Vehicular Accident - Suspension of License


Authorizing a victim's representative to be present at a specified administrative hearing concerning a fatal vehicular accident; authorizing a victim's representative to make an oral statement or submit a written statement for consideration at a specified administrative hearing concerning a fatal vehicular accident; and authorizing the Administration to suspend a license of a person who is convicted of a moving violation that contributed to an accident resulting in the death of an individual.

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 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Judiciary
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (140-0)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 4/1 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Motion two readings same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Simonaire) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Drivers` Licenses
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Administration
Traffic Regulation
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 12-206.1 , 16-206 , 16-206 )


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 :
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 22, 2010: Third Reading Passed (140-0)
April 9, 2010: Third Reading Passed (45-0)