Reckless driving; causing death or injury of certain persons, Class 6 felony. (HB1148)

Introduced By

Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reckless driving causing death or injury of certain persons. Punishes reckless driving that causes the death or serious physical injury of a law-enforcement officer, emergency medical services personnel, highway worker, or firefighter engaged in his duties as a Class 6 felony with a $2,500 mandatory minimum fine. The bill further requires the court to suspend the offender's driver's license for one year. In addition, the court may impose a civil penalty of up to $10,000 and the proceeds shall be deposited into the general fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103577D
01/14/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2014Impact statement from VCSC (HB1148)
02/12/2014Left in Courts of Justice