Reckless driving offenses; person who recklessly violates a traffic light. (HB1993)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reckless driving offenses.  Provides that any person who operates a motor vehicle in violation of 46.2-821 (running a stop or yield sign) or 46.2-833 (running a red light) and unintentionally causes the serious bodily injury or death of another is guilty of reckless driving. Read the Bill »


02/16/2011: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101427D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2011Referred from Transportation
01/18/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2011Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/21/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 1-N)
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (17-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Committee substitute printed 11104452D-H1
02/02/2011Read first time
02/03/2011Read second time
02/03/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104452D-H1
02/03/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1993H1
02/04/2011Read third time and passed House (67-Y 31-N)
02/04/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (67-Y 31-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/10/2011Rereferred from Transportation (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/11/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/16/2011Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 5 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.