HB 922 Exemplary damages for persons injured by intoxicated drivers.
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Summary as enacted with Governor's Recommendation: (all summaries)
Exemplary damages for persons injured by intoxicated drivers. Provides that, for the purposes of finding a person liable for punitive damages in a civil lawsuit for injuries caused in an accident involving an intoxicated driver or a driver who refuses to submit to a blood alcohol test, it must be proven that at the time the defendant began drinking alcohol or during the time he was drinking alcohol or when he was operating a motor vehicle he knew or should have known that his ability to operate a motor vehicle, engine or train would be impaired. The current requirement is that at the time the defendant was drinking he knew that he would be operating a motor vehicle.

Full text:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/09/02 024351788  pdf
01/28/02  House: Committee substitute printed 024873788-H1  pdf
03/04/02  Senate: Committee substitute printed 023948788-S1  pdf
03/13/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB922ER)  pdf
04/17/02  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB922ER2)  pdf
04/18/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0879)  pdf

Amendments:
Governor's recommendation

Status:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/09/02 024351788
01/09/02  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/02  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 2
01/25/02  House: Reported from C. J. with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
01/28/02  House: Committee substitute printed 024873788-H1
01/29/02  House: Read first time
01/30/02  House: Read second time
01/30/02  House: Committee substitute agreed to 024873788-H1
01/30/02  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 024873788-H1
01/31/02  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/31/02  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
01/31/02  House: Communicated to Senate
02/01/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/02  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/04/02  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/sub (15-Y 0-N)
03/04/02  Senate: Committee substitute printed 023948788-S1
03/05/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
03/05/02  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
03/05/02  Senate: Read third time
03/05/02  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/05/02  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 023948788-S1
03/05/02  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute 023948788-S1
03/05/02  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
03/05/02  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/02  House: Placed on Calendar
03/06/02  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House (96-Y 1-N)
03/06/02  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 1-N)
03/13/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB922ER)
03/18/02  House: Enrolled
03/18/02  House: Signed by Speaker
03/19/02  Senate: Signed by President
04/08/02  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/02  House: Placed on Calendar
04/17/02  House: House concurred in Gov's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
04/17/02  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
04/17/02  Senate: Senate concurred in Gov's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
04/17/02  Senate: VOTE: ADOPT GOV. RECOMM. (40-Y 0-N)
04/17/02  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/17/02  House: Reenrolled
04/17/02  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB922ER2)
04/17/02  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/17/02  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/17/02  House: Enacted, Chapter 879 (effective 7/1/02)
04/18/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0879)