HB1490

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Drunk and Drugged Driving - Refusal to Take a Blood or Breath Test - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Wilson

Status:

In the House - Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Prohibiting a person who is detained for specified alcohol- or drug- related driving offenses from knowingly refusing to take a specified blood or breath test if the person was detained previously for specified alcohol- or drug-related driving offenses and refused to take a blood or breath test; and providing that a violation is punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment for not more than 1 year or both.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Wilson
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0535 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(27-101, 21-902.2)

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October 24, 2017 1:06 P.M.