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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 574

File Code: Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving Prior Year Introduction As: HB 928/10 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 483
Sponsored By:
Delegates Waldstreicher, Anderson, Barkley, Carr, Dumais, Glenn, Lee, Malone, Mitchell, B. Robinson, Simmons, Smigiel, and Washington
Entitled:
Punitive Damages - High-Risk Drunk Drivers

Synopsis:

Authorizing a finder of fact to determine that a person with a specified alcohol concentration in the blood or breath who causes personal injury or wrongful death while driving or attempting to drive a motor vehicle was acting with malice, and to award punitive damages under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/9
First Reading Judiciary
2/11
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
3/21
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr., District 44
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Accidents
Chemical Tests
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Damages
Drivers' Licenses
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Evidence
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Insurance -see also- MD Auto Insurance Fund
Wrongful Death

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 10-913.1 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Judiciary
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