Marijuana and certain traffic offenses; issuing citations. (HB1030)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan)

Progress

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

Description

Issuing citations; marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Removes the provisions that provide that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipment, (iii) without brake lights or a high mount stop light, (iv) without an exhaust system that prevents excessive or unusual levels of noise, (v) with certain sun-shading materials and tinting films, and (vi) with certain objects suspended in the vehicle, and the accompanying the exclusionary provisions. The bill also repeals the provision that provides that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop, search, or seize any person, place, or thing solely on the basis of the odor of marijuana and that no evidence discovered or obtained as a result of such unlawful search or seizure shall be admissible in any trial, hearing, or other proceeding. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2022: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101639D
01/12/2022Committee
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1030)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB79.

Comments

Daniel Mayben writes:

Please vote no on this. You know it’s the right thing to do. Don’t set VA back.

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