2013 Regular Session



Vehicle Laws - Fleeing or Eluding Police

Sponsored by:

Senator Shank


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Prohibiting a driver who has been given a visual or audible signal to stop by a police officer in a vehicle that is not an appropriately marked police vehicle but is displaying an activated flashing blue or red and blue light from attempting to elude the police officer; creating an exception under the Act to allow a driver to proceed directly to a police station or any other lighted public location before stopping; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Shank and Forehand
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0732
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1338 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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October 2, 2015 9:12 A.M.