Driving under influence of alcohol; subsequent offenses, penalty. (HB1157)

Introduced By

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Driving while intoxicated; subsequent offenses; penalty. Provides that a person who commits a third offense of driving while intoxicated within a 20-year period is guilty of a Class 6 felony and the punishment for a person who commits a fourth or subsequent offense within such period must include a mandatory minimum sentence of one year and a mandatory minimum fine of $1,000. Under current law, the relevant time period for applying enhanced penalties for subsequent offenses is 10 years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103697D
01/13/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103697D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB1157)
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice