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HB 1179 - Vehicle Laws - Fleeing or Eluding Police
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Tracking Level: No Position
Sponsor: Delegate DeBoy
Last Action: 3/5/2012 - H Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
House Committee: House Committee on Judiciary
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 1179
2012 Regular Session


File Code: Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 254
Sponsored By:
Delegate DeBoy
Vehicle Laws - Fleeing or Eluding Police


Altering a specified provision to prohibit a driver from fleeing and eluding a police officer if the officer is in a police vehicle meeting specified criteria; reclassifying specified offenses relating to fleeing and eluding as a felony; altering a specified offense to include a specified act of fleeing and eluding a police officer that poses a risk of imminent bodily injury; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 21-904 )


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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :