DUI; post-arrest testing to determine drug or alcohol content of blood. (HB924)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


What constitutes a DUI arrest. Provides that for the purposes of implied to consent to have blood or breath samples taken for suspicion of DUI, a person is under arrest when he is (i) in a medical facility receiving treatment or evaluation for injuries following a motor vehicle accident and (ii) in the presence of a law-enforcement officer who exercises authority over the person and is capable of exercising physical dominion over the person. Read the Bill »


03/08/2010: Passed the Senate


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102960D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/08/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/10/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Committee substitute printed 10105122D-H1
02/12/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105122D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB924H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/25/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
03/03/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Committee substitute printed 10105838D-S1
03/05/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Read third time
03/08/2010Reading of substitute waived
03/08/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105838D-S1
03/08/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB924S1
03/08/2010Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Placed on Calendar
03/10/2010Passed by for the day
03/11/2010Passed by for the day
03/14/2010No further action taken
03/14/2010Failed to pass in House


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.