Reckless driving; exceeding speed limit. (SB63)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reckless driving; exceeding speed limit. Raises from 80 to 85 miles per hour the speed above which a person who drives a motor vehicle on the highways of the Commonwealth is guilty of reckless driving regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit. Read the Bill »


02/17/2020: Subcommittee Recommends Passing the Bill


11/20/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100801D
11/20/2019Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB63)
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB63)
01/16/2020Reported from Transportation (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB63)
01/22/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (10-Y 4-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2020Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles
02/17/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)

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