Drunk driving; mandatory minimum jail time for third offense. (HB2329)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)

Progress

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

Description

Mandatory minimum jail time for third offense DUI. Provides that the sentence of any person convicted of three DUI offenses committed within a 10-year period shall include a mandatory minimum sentence of confinement of six months, as opposed to the current 90 days. The bill also provides that if the three offenses were committed within a five-year period, the sentence shall include a mandatory minimum sentence of confinement of one year, as opposed to the current six months. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2007Committee
01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077764306
01/09/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/16/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2329)
01/22/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2007Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)