Vessel accident; requires passengers 18 years of age or older to report, penalty. (HB8)

Introduced By

Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston)

Progress

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

Description

Reporting of vessel accident; penalty.  Requires any passenger 18 years of age or older who is a passenger in a vessel that is involved in an accident resulting in serious bodily injury or death and in which the operator has (i) failed to stop and render assistance, and (ii) failed to report the accident in accordance with procedures established by the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to notify, within a reasonable time, a law-enforcement officer, conservation police officer, or an officer of the Virginia Marine Police. If such a report is not filed, the passenger is subject to a Class 3 misdemeanor. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 29.1-740, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/29/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100111D
11/29/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/17/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB8)
01/18/2012Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
01/19/2012Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2012Referred from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/25/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/01/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2012Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Committee substitute printed 12104911D-H1
02/03/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2012Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
02/09/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB8H1)
02/09/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/10/2012Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Committee substitute printed 12105354D-H2
02/12/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Courts of Justice Committee substitute rejected 12104911D-H1
02/13/2012Appropriations Committee substitute agreed to 12105354D-H2
02/13/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB8H2
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/20/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB8H2)
03/01/2012Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Rereferred to Courts of Justice
03/02/2012Continued to 2013 in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2012Left in Courts of Justice