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Reckless and Negligent Driving - Death of Another - Must-Appear Violation (Ryan's Law)

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Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Providing that a person charged with reckless or negligent driving that contributes to an accident that results in the death of another person is guilty of a must-appear violation for specified purposes, may not comply with the notice to appear in court by prepayment of a fine, and must appear in court in person.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo and Kramer
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1414 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Accidents
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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November 28, 2017 12:59 P.M.