Alcoholic beverages; penalty for possession of open container in a motor vehicle. (HB8)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Possession of open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle; penalty. Provides that no person shall possess an alcoholic beverage in the passenger area of a motor vehicle upon a public highway of the Commonwealth in other than the manufacturer's unopened, original container. The bill punishes violators with a civil penalty of $25. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/23/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063360472
11/23/2005Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/15/2006Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety