2012 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving
Sponsored By:
Delegates Stocksdale, DeBoy, Frank, George, McComas, McDonough, Myers, B. Robinson, and Wood
Drunk and Drugged Driving - Death or Life-Threatening Injury - Mandatory Tests


Requiring a police officer to direct a person to submit to specified tests if the person is involved in a motor vehicle accident that results in the death of, or a life-threatening injury to, another person and the police officer has reasonable grounds to believe that the person has been driving or attempting to drive in violation of specified alcohol- or drug-related driving prohibitions.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Chemical Tests
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
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 )


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 :