HB 118 Vessel accident; requires operator who damages property in a collision, etc., to report, penalty.
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Summary as introduced:
Property damage due to boat accident; penalty.  Punishes as a Class 6 felony any operator of a vessel who damages only property in a collision, accident or other casualty and who fails to (i) give his name, address and identification of the vessel in writing to the owner of the property that has been damaged; (ii) notify law enforcement; and (iii) file a report with the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries if the property damage is $2,000 or more. Currently, the penalty for not complying with these requirements in the instance of an accident resulting in property damage is a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill would continue to impose a Class 1 misdemeanor in circumstances where property damage is less than $2,000.

Full text:
01/03/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100110D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/03/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100110D
01/03/12  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/12  House: Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
01/19/12  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/12  House: Referred from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
01/25/12  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/12  House: Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/30/12  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/14/12  House: Left in Courts of Justice