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2018 SESSION

18101082D
HOUSE BILL NO. 115
Offered January 10, 2018
Prefiled December 15, 2017
A BILL to amend and reenact 46.2-853 of the Code of Virginia, relating to reckless driving; penalty.
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Patron-- Webert
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Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That 46.2-853 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

46.2-853. Driving vehicle that is not under control; faulty brakes; failure to give proper time and attention; penalty.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a vehicle which (i) that is not under proper control, (ii) without giving proper time and attention to driving, or which (iii) that has inadequate or improperly adjusted brakes on any highway in the Commonwealth.

2. That the provisions of this act may result in a net increase in periods of imprisonment or commitment. Pursuant to 30-19.1:4, the estimated amount of the necessary appropriation cannot be determined for periods of imprisonment in state adult correctional facilities; therefore, Chapter 836 of the Acts of Assembly of 2017 requires the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to assign a minimum fiscal impact of $50,000. Pursuant to 30-19.1:4, the estimated amount of the necessary appropriation cannot be determined for periods of commitment to the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice.