Reckless driving; raises threshold for speeding. (HB885)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reckless driving; exceeding speed limit. Raises the threshold for per se reckless driving for speeding from driving in excess of 80 miles per hour to driving in excess of 85 miles per hour. The threshold for per se reckless driving for speeding for driving at or more than 20 miles per hour in excess of the speed limit remains unchanged. The bill also provides that any person who drives a motor vehicle at a speed in excess of 80 miles per hour but below 86 miles per hour on any highway in the Commonwealth having a maximum speed limit of 65 miles per hour shall be subject to an additional fine of $100. This bi incorporates HB 1374 and is identical to SB 63. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102149D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles
01/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB885)
01/20/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB885)
01/23/2020Reported from Transportation with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Committee substitute printed 20106070D-H1
01/23/2020Incorporates HB1374 (Campbell, J.L.)
01/23/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB885H1)
02/06/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 2-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (12-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee on Transportation substitute agreed to 20106070D-H1
02/10/2020Committee on Appropriations amendments agreed to
02/10/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB885EH1
02/10/2020Printed as engrossed 20106070D-EH1
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (82-Y 18-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (82-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB885EH1)
02/20/2020Reported from Transportation (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/25/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 4-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB885ER)
03/02/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB885ER)
03/02/2020Signed by Speaker
03/03/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/25/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 444 (effective 7/1/20)
03/25/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0444)