Eluding police; penalty. (HB296)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eluding police; penalty. Provides that if a law-enforcement officer pursues a person who has disregarded a law-enforcement officer's signal to stop his motor vehicle and the person drives in willful and wanton disregard of such signal so as to interfere with or endanger the operation of the law-enforcement vehicle or to endanger another person and the law-enforcement officer suffers serious bodily injury as a direct and proximate result of the pursuit, the person is guilty of a Class 4 felony. Under current law, the law-enforcement officer must be killed in order for the Class 4 felony to apply. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103082D
01/04/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2016Impact statement from VCSC (HB296)
02/01/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB296)
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice