Driving under the influence of alcohol; highways. (SB308)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Driving under the influence. Provides an exemption to the prohibition of driving or operating a motor vehicle while under the influence to any person driving or operating a motor vehicle on his own residential property or the curtilage thereof. Current law prohibits the driving or operating of a motor vehicle while under the influence, without such exemption. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102908D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB308)
01/31/2018Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (7-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Reconsidered by Courts of Justice
02/05/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Committee substitute printed 18106747D-S1
02/06/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB308S1)
02/07/2018Read second time
02/07/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/07/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106747D-S1
02/07/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB308S1
02/08/2018Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Placed on Calendar
02/14/2018Read first time
02/14/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/27/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
03/02/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (7-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018Left in Courts of Justice