Removal of vehicles and cargoes involved in accidents; liability. (SB1160)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Removal of vehicles and cargoes involved in accidents; liability. Provides that an entity acting at the direction of law enforcement or the Department of Transportation to remove a vehicle or cargo after an accident shall not be liable for damages or claims resulting from exercise of authority, unless the entity acted with gross negligence. Current law provides protection from liability for damages or claims resulting from failure to exercise authority, if done in good faith. Read the Bill »

Status

01/07/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Transportation Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100739D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation

Post a Public Comment About this Bill



if you have one


(Limited HTML is OK: <a>, <em>, <strong>, <s>)