Reckless driving; suspension of license on conviction of minor. (HB1233)

Introduced By

Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean) with support from 15 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield), Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Suspension of license on conviction of reckless driving by a minor. Provides that if a minor is convicted of reckless driving in violation of subdivision (i) of 46.2-862 (reckless driving in excess of 20 miles per hour over the speed limit), he shall lose his privilege to drive for six months. Currently, there is no exception for minors and all persons convicted of reckless driving (any offense) are subject to license suspension for a period of 10 days to six months. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2008Committee
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086941762
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2008Referred from Transportation
01/22/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/12/2008Left in Courts of Justice