2010 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving Prior Year Introduction As: SB 732/09 - JPR Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 316
Sponsored By:
Senators Raskin, Astle, Conway, Forehand, Glassman, Jacobs, Madaleno, Middleton, Peters, Pugh, and Robey
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.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Barry Glassman, District 35
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator James N. Robey, District 13

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 :
Judicial Proceedings