Drunk driving; subsequent offense (HB2875)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Penalty for driving while intoxicated; subsequent offense; penalty. Eliminates the requirement that a third or fourth conviction for the offense of driving while intoxicated must have been committed within a 10-year period of the prior offenses in order for the defendant to receive enhanced penalties. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078518410
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2875)
01/17/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/22/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2007Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
01/30/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2875)
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (91-Y 6-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Rereferred to Finance