Eluding police; person is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. (SB96)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eluding police; penalty. Provides that a person who attempts to escape or elude a law-enforcement officer who has given a signal to bring the motor vehicle to a stop is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor whether the attempt to escape or elude is on foot, in the vehicle or by any other means. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101092D
01/06/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2010Rereferred from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2010Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/18/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/18/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB96)
02/01/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Placed on Calendar
02/16/2010Read first time
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/23/2010Referred from Transportation
02/23/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/24/2010Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
03/01/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 3-N)
03/08/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Read second time
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (96-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- AGREE TO (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Motion to reconsider constitutional reading dispensed agreed to
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (94-Y 0-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION #2 (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Motion to rerefer to committee rejected
03/09/2010Passed House (59-Y 36-N)
03/09/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (59-Y 36-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB96ER)
03/14/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB96ER)
03/15/2010Signed by President
04/12/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 655 (effective 7/1/10)
04/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0655)


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 9 minutes.