Vehicle impoundment; driving with a suspended operator's license. (HB79)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Impoundment of motor vehicle for driving with a suspended operator's license. Provides that a person arrested for driving on a suspended license, suspended for any reason, shall have his car impounded for the period of the suspension or 30 days, whichever is greater. Currently, the impoundment is only for 30 days and is only effected for certain types of suspensions, such as DUI. Amends § 46.2-301.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/16/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063400512
12/16/2005Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2006Assigned to Courts of Justice sub-committee: Criminal Law
01/27/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB79)
02/15/2006Left in Courts of Justice