Reckless driving; penalty for person convicted. (SB221)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Felony reckless driving; penalty. Provides that every person convicted of reckless driving who knowingly operates a motor vehicle in a manner so gross, wanton, or culpable as to show a reckless disregard for human life and thereby causes serious bodily injury to another resulting in permanent and significant physical impairment is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Amends § 46.2-868, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080332806
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/11/2008Impact statement from VCSC (SB221)
01/14/2008Rereferred from Transportation (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2008Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/17/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/23/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2008Rereferred to Finance
01/24/2008Committee substitute printed 080840272-S1
01/24/2008Impact statement from VCSC (SB221S1)
01/29/2008Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Read second time
01/31/2008Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080840272-S1
01/31/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB221S1
02/01/2008Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/15/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/18/2008Committee substitute printed 080354272-H1
02/19/2008Impact statement from VCSC (SB221H1)
02/19/2008Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
03/03/2008Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1187.