2013 Regular Session



Vehicle Laws - Accidents Resulting in Death or Life-Threatening Injury - Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing (Kara's Law)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kipke


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Requiring a police officer who detains a driver who was involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in the death of, or a life-threatening injury to another person, to require the driver to submit to specified drug and alcohol testing; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Kipke, Aumann, Beidle, Dwyer, Eckardt, Frick, Frush, George, Hough, Kach, Kaiser, Krebs, McComas, McDonough, A. Miller, W. Miller, Norman, Schuh, Sophocleus, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving
Narrow Subject(s):Accidents
Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Chemical Tests
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicle Operation
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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October 24, 2017 1:00 P.M.