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Criminal Law - Life-Threatening Injury Involving a Vehicle or Vessel - Criminal Negligence

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carozza


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from causing a life-threatening injury to another as a result of the person's driving, operating, or controlling a motor vehicle or vessel in a criminally negligent manner; exempting specified conduct that results in a life-threatening injury to another; establishing penalties, and a specified exemption, for a first violation of the Act which constitute a misdemeanor subject to imprisonment of up to 18 months or a maximum fine of $5,000 or both; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Carozza, Atterbeary, Kramer, McComas, Valentino-Smith, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1114
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Vehicle Laws - Miscellaneous
Transportation - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Boats and Ships
Motor Vehicle Operation
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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November 28, 2017 1:01 P.M.