2013 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Motor Vehicles - Criminal Negligence Resulting in Death

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valentino-Smith


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Repealing a requirement that, to be convicted of a specified offense of manslaughter, a person's failure to perceive a specified risk must constitute a gross deviation from a specified standard of care; altering the name of a violation of the Act to be criminal negligence resulting in death; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Valentino-Smith and Sophocleus
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0847
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - Chapter of the Acts

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October 24, 2017 1:05 P.M.