HB1584: Solicitation of professional employment; person charged with traffic infraction or reckless driving.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1584

Offered January 11, 2017
Prefiled January 2, 2017
A BILL to amend and reenact § 54.1-3940 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the solicitation of professional employment; person charged with traffic infraction or reckless driving.
Patron-- Campbell

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 54.1-3940 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 54.1-3940. Solicitation.

It shall be unlawful for an attorney to solicit professional employment in a manner that violates the Virginia Code of Professional Responsibility. It shall further be unlawful for an attorney to solicit professional employment from a person charged with a traffic infraction, as defined in § 46.2-100, or with reckless driving pursuant to Article 7 (§ 46.2-852 et seq.) of Chapter 8 of Title 46.2, until 30 days after a summons containing such a charge is issued to such person.