Vehicle race; raises penalty for causing death of another person while engaging. (SB1018)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Causing the death of another while engaging in a vehicle race; penalty.  Raises the penalty for causing the death of another person while engaging in a vehicle race to a mandatory minimum 20 years. The current penalty is a term of confinement of not less than one nor more than 20 years, one year of which is a mandatory minimum term of confinement. The racing must be done in a manner so gross, wanton and culpable as to show a reckless disregard for human life. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102220D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2011Rereferred from Transportation (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/21/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/21/2011Impact statement from VCSC (SB1018)
02/08/2011Left in Courts of Justice