Driver's license; discretionary arrest for third offense of driving on suspended license. (HB891)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg) with support from 11 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Discretionary arrest for third offense of driving on a suspended license. Provides that an officer may, at his discretion, arrest a person for driving on a suspended license if the person has been twice previously convicted thereof. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084607604
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/15/2008Referred from Transportation
01/15/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/01/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Committee substitute printed 080869604-H1
02/05/2008Read first time
02/06/2008Read second time
02/06/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080869604-H1
02/06/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB891H1
02/07/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Communicated to Senate
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/14/2008Rereferred from Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
02/14/2008Rereferred to Courts of Justice
03/03/2008Left in Courts of Justice