2012 Regular Session

Motor Vehicle Operation

Status of Legislation
Total number of Bills: 32

  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 55

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 252

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Malone
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Use of Text Messaging Device While Driving
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 67

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 45

    Sponsored By
    Delegates S. Robinson, Carr, and Olszewski
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Nonfunctioning Traffic Control Signals - Requirement to Stop
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 104

    Status as of March 30, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Malone and Kach
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Use of Wireless Communication Device - Prohibited Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 108

    Status as of March 20, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Luedtke, Bobo, Frush, Guzzone, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, McDermott, A. Miller, Reznik, S. Robinson, and Zucker
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Stopping, Standing, and Parking - Plug-In Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 123

    Status as of February 13, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Clagett
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Wireless Communication Devices - Enforcement of Prohibitions on Use While Driving
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 130

    Status as of April 3, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Favorable Report

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Arora, Conaway, McComas, McDermott, McMillan, Mitchell, and Washington
    Entitled
    Laser Safety Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 163

    Status as of February 13, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Arora
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Prohibition on Use of Text Messaging Device While Driving - Exceptions
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 552

    Status as of February 3, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Malone and Wilson
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Prohibition
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 778

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McComas, Aumann, Bates, Boteler, Frank, Hogan, Kach, Kaiser, McDonough, W. Miller, Parrott, Ready, B. Robinson, Simmons, and Stocksdale
    Entitled
    Crimes - Manslaughter by Vehicle - Definition of "Operating"
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 837

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Malone
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Animals
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 984

    Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McDermott and Cluster
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Driving While Impaired by Controlled Dangerous Substance - Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1179

    Status as of March 5, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate DeBoy
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Fleeing or Eluding Police
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1334

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 434

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McDermott and Cluster
    Entitled
    Life-Threatening Injury by Motor Vehicle or Vessel While Impaired by a Controlled Dangerous Substance - Penalty (Ava's Law)
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1338

    Status as of March 21, 2012: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Parrott
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Fleeing or Eluding Police
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1397

    Status as of March 22, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Environmental Matters

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Cardin, Bobo, Carr, Frush, Luedtke, and Stein
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Overtaking and Passing Bicycles, EPAMDs, and Motor Scooters
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1405

    Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Clippinger
    Entitled
    Criminal Law - Motor Vehicles - Criminal Negligence Resulting in Death
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: House Rules and Executive Nominations
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 7

    Status as of February 7, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Nonfunctioning Traffic Control Signals
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 89

    Status as of February 20, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Jacobs, Colburn, Montgomery, and Stone
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Nonfunctioning Traffic Control Signals - Requirement to Stop
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 90

    Status as of March 23, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Jacobs and Montgomery
    Entitled
    Crimes - Manslaughter by Vehicle - Definition of "Operating"
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 110

    Status as of January 18, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Departmental - Transportation)
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicle Administration - Young Driver Improvement Program - Parent and Guardian Attendance
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 114

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 176

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request - Departmental - Environment)
    Entitled
    Environment - Controlled Hazardous Substance Driver Certification - Elimination
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 125

    Status as of February 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Departmental - Transportation)
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Public Transit Vehicles - Right-of-Way
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 177

    Status as of April 10, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 44

    Sponsored By
    Senators Robey, Jacobs, and Klausmeier
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Nonfunctioning Traffic Control Signals - Requirement to Stop
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 217

    Status as of March 5, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Robey, Conway, Ferguson, Forehand, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, McFadden, Montgomery, Peters, Pugh, Raskin, and Young
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Use of Wireless Communication Device - Prohibited Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 254

    Status as of March 12, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Robey
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Fleeing or Eluding Police
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 338

    Status as of January 27, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Simonaire
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Learner's Permit Holders - Additional Sanctions for Moving Violations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 340

    Status as of April 2, 2012: Bill is in the House - Referred to interim study

    Sponsored By
    Senator Raskin
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Stopping, Standing, and Parking - Plug-In Vehicles
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 529

    Status as of May 2, 2012: Became Law - Chapter 251

    Sponsored By
    Senator Robey
    Entitled
    Motor Vehicles - Use of Text Messaging Device While Driving
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Environmental Matters
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 577

    Status as of April 6, 2012: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Health and Government Operations

    Sponsored By
    Senators Reilly, Middleton, Astle, Garagiola, Glassman, Kelley, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Muse, and Pugh
    Entitled
    State Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Finance
    House: Health and Government Operations
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 596

    Status as of March 5, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Robey
    Entitled
    Vehicle Laws - Distracted Driving - Animals
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 942

    Status as of February 22, 2012: Bill is in the Senate - Re-referred Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Stone
    Entitled
    Criminal Law - Motor Vehicles - Criminal Negligence Resulting in Death
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 944

    Status as of April 5, 2012: Bill is in the House - Second Reading Passed

    Sponsored By
    Senator Jacobs
    Entitled
    Life-Threatening Injury by Motor Vehicle or Vessel While Impaired by a Controlled Dangerous Substance - Penalty (Ava's Law)
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary