Motor vehicles; eluding police officer. (HB1677)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motor vehicles; eluding police officer. Increases from a Class 3 misdemeanor to a Class 1 misdemeanor the penalty for anyone who disregards a signal from any law-enforcement officer to bring his motor vehicle to a stop, drives such motor vehicle in a willful and wanton disregard of such signal or who attempts to escape or elude such law-enforcement officer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/07/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078174454
12/07/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1677)
01/16/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/03/2007Committee substitute printed 077036454-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077036454-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1677H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1677H1)
02/15/2007Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (3-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)