DUI blood test refusal; if person refuses, Ex. Secretary of Supreme Court to have form on Internet. (HB2303)

Introduced By

Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Admissible evidence in a DUI blood test refusal proceeding. Provides that the form issued by the Supreme Court and used by arresting officers to advise DUI arrestees of the consequences of failure to submit to a blood alcohol test may be admitted into evidence to demonstrate that the arresting officer advised the arrestee and that the arresting officer executed the form. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098242520
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/30/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/04/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Committee substitute printed 090906520-H1
02/06/2009Read first time
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 090906520-H1
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2303H1
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/23/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Committee substitute printed 090950520-S1
02/24/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/25/2009Committee substitute agreed to 090950520-S1
02/25/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2303S1
02/25/2009Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate substitute agreed to by House 090950520-S1 (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2303ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2303ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 239 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0239)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 5 minutes.