State Police, Department of; accident reports may be retained in hard copy or electronic form. (SB948)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of State Police; crash reports maintained by the Department. Provides that the Department of State Police may retain certain automobile accident reports and furnish copies of such reports in either hard copy or electronic form. Under current law, the Department must retain such reports only in hard copy form. Amends § 46.2-380, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/07/2013 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103306D
  • 01/07/2013 Referred to Committee on Transportation
  • 01/16/2013 Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/18/2013 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/21/2013 Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/22/2013 Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/23/2013 Impact statement from DPB (SB948)
  • 01/25/2013 Placed on Calendar
  • 01/25/2013 Read first time
  • 01/25/2013 Referred to Committee on Transportation
  • 02/01/2013 Assigned Transportation sub: #3
  • 02/12/2013 Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
  • 02/14/2013 Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2013 Read second time
  • 02/18/2013 Read third time
  • 02/18/2013 Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/18/2013 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/21/2013 Enrolled
  • 02/21/2013 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB948ER)
  • 02/21/2013 Impact statement from DPB (SB948ER)
  • 02/21/2013 Signed by President
  • 02/21/2013 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/06/2013 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 104 (effective 7/1/13)
  • 03/06/2013 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0104)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.