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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


In the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that a person charged with reckless or negligent driving that contributes to an accident that results in the death of another person may not comply with the notice to appear in court by prepayment of a fine and must appear in court in person; and providing that a specified violation is a must-appear violation for specified purposes.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Barve, Beidle, Folden, Holmes, Kelly, Kramer, Lam, S. Robinson, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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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October 24, 2017 5:06 P.M.