DUI; any person convicted of fourth or subsequent offense is guilty of Class 6 felony. (HB1928)

Introduced By

Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Fourth or subsequent DUI. Provides that any person convicted of a fourth or subsequent offense of 18.2-266 (DUI) within any time period is guilty of a Class 6 felony and that punishment shall include a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of one year and a mandatory minimum fine of $1,000. Current penalties are the same but the offenses must occur within a 10-year period. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102909D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2013Impact statement from VCSC (HB1928)
01/22/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/23/2013Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
01/28/2013Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice

Comments

stephen writes:

Why does Rick Morris want Drunk Drivers to get 4 chances to murder your family. If he Honestly wanted to end Drunk Driving and protect families. I bet he claims nothing is more important than protecting kids. What a joke.