DUI; DCJS to establish model policy for law-enforcement personnel for questioning those suspected. (HB144)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Law-enforcement officer to inquire about last drink.  Provides that any law-enforcement officer, in the course of questioning a person whom he suspects is guilty of driving while intoxicated, may ask the person to identify the physical location where he consumed his last alcoholic beverage, and if the person gives an answer, the officer shall record the information and provide it to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100548D
01/05/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/01/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB144)
02/03/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Committee substitute printed 10104312D-H1
02/08/2010Read first time
02/09/2010Read second time
02/09/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104312D-H1
02/09/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB144H1
02/10/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB144H1)
02/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/24/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/01/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/01/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/01/2010Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Placed on Calendar
03/03/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (93-Y 4-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (93-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB144ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/07/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 224 (effective 7/1/10)
04/07/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0224)
04/09/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB144ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.