Highway work zones; increases penalty for speeding violation. (HB1117)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Robin Abbott (D-Newport News), and Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Speeding in highway work zones; penalty.  Increases from $500 to $1,000 the penalty for speeding in a highway work zone. Further provides that any violation resulting in the injury of a construction worker is punishable by imprisonment of up to one year and any violation resulting in the death of a construction worker is punishable by imprisonment of up to 15 years. Amends § 46.2-878.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102603D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2010Impact statement from VCSC (HB1117)
01/26/2010Referred from Transportation
01/26/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2010Left in Courts of Justice