DUI; search warrants for blood withdrawals. (SB1564)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


DUI; search warrants for blood withdrawals. Provides that an application for a search warrant to perform a blood test on a person suspected of committing a DUI-related offense shall be given priority over any other matters pending before the judge or magistrate. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2017Presented and ordered printed 17104247D
01/20/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/06/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1564E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17104247D-E
02/07/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Placed on Calendar
02/09/2017Read first time
02/09/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/13/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (10-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read second time
02/22/2017Read third time
02/22/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1564ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 673 (effective 7/1/17)
03/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0673)


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 2 minutes.