Motor vehicle code violations; authority for arrest without warrant. (HB181)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Authority for arrest without warrant for motor vehicle code violations. Allows law-enforcement officers to arrest without a warrant the driver of any motor vehicle if the arresting officer is in uniform, displays his badge of authority, and has observed a violation of 46.2-821(failure to yield right of way) or 46.2-833 (failure to obey traffic light) or has received a radio message from the officer who observed the violation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/30/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064233410
12/30/2005Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2006Assigned to Courts of Justice sub-committee: Criminal Law
01/30/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Committee substitute printed 061364410-H1
02/01/2006Read first time
02/02/2006Read second time
02/02/2006Committee substitute agreed to 061364410-H1
02/02/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB181H1
02/03/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/2006Communicated to Senate
02/06/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 3-N)
02/20/2006Committee substitute printed 064883820-S1
02/21/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2006Floor substitute printed 061421820-S2 (Stolle)
02/22/2006Read third time
02/22/2006Committee substitute rejected 064883820-S1
02/22/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/22/2006Substitute by Senator Stolle agreed to 061421820-S2
02/22/2006Passed by for the day
02/23/2006Passed by for the day
02/24/2006Read third time
02/24/2006Passed by for the day
02/27/2006Passed by for the day
02/28/2006Read third time
02/28/2006Passed by for the day
03/01/2006Read third time
03/01/2006Passed by for the day
03/02/2006Read third time
03/02/2006Passed by for the day
03/03/2006Read third time
03/03/2006Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB181S2
03/03/2006Passed Senate with substitute (31-Y 8-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (31-Y 8-N)
03/06/2006Placed on Calendar
03/07/2006Speaker ruled Senate substitute not germane
03/09/2006President ruled not properly before Senate, returned to House
03/11/2006No further action taken
03/11/2006Failed to pass in House