Improper driving; person may be charged with offense when conduct constitutes reckless driving. (HB42)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Anderson (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Improper driving. Provides that a person may be charged with the offense of improper driving when his conduct is of the kind that constitutes reckless driving but when his degree of culpability is slight. Currently, a law-enforcement officer is not able to charge a person with improper driving, but a charge of reckless driving may be reduced to improper driving by the court or the attorney for the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/31/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103504D
12/31/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB42)
02/15/2022Left in Courts of Justice

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