Traffic accident reports; increases amount of damage threshold to be reported by law enforcement. (SB39)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) with support from co-patrons Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach), and Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Traffic accident reports. Increases from $1,000 to $1,500 the damage threshold at which traffic accidents become "reportable." Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/19/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088179220
12/19/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/17/2008Rereferred from Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2008Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/21/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2008Read second time
01/23/2008Reading of amendment waived
01/23/2008Committee amendment agreed to
01/23/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB39E
01/23/2008Printed as engrossed 088179220-E
01/24/2008Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/19/2008Referred from Transportation
02/19/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/29/2008Continued to 2009 in Courts of Justice
12/01/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/01/2008Engrossed bill reprinted 088179220-E
01/14/2009Read second time
01/15/2009Engrossed by House
01/15/2009Read third time
01/15/2009Passed House (94-Y 2-N)
01/15/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (94-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB39ER)
01/19/2009Signed by President
01/19/2009Signed by Speaker
01/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1 (effective 7/1/09)
01/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0001)