H.B. No. 0231
Motor vehicle accidents-serious bodily injury or death.
Sponsored By: Representative(s) Harvey, Bonner, Buchanan, Carson and Quarberg and Senator(s) Geis and Peterson
AN ACT relating to motor vehicles; requiring an appearance in court as specified; providing an additional penalty for violations resulting in accidents with serious bodily injury or death as specified; providing for a permanent driver's record of convictions for accidents involving serious bodily injury or death; and providing for an effective date.
1/19/2009 Bill Number Assigned
1/20/2009 H Received for Introduction
1/21/2009 H Introduced and Referred to H01
1/29/2009 H01 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes: Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Cannady, Mercer, Patton, Peasley, Quarberg and Throne
Nays: Representative(s) Gingery
Ayes 8 Nays 1 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
1/29/2009 H Placed on General File
HB0231HS001/ADOPTED (CORRECTED COPY)
Page 1-line 1 Delete "providing an additional".
Page 1-line 2 Delete "penalty" insert "requiring an appearance in court"; delete "accidents with serious".
Page 1-line 3 Delete "bodily injury" insert "death"; delete "providing for a permanent".
Page 1-lines 4 through 7 Delete entirely.
Page 1-line 13 After "(h)" delete balance of line.
Page 1-lines 14 Delete.
Page 1-line 15 Delete "subsection (o) are" insert "is".
Page 2-line 5 Delete "serious bodily injury or" insert "the".
Page 2-line 9 Delete "In addition to the".
Page 2-lines 10 through 24 Delete entirely.
Page 3-lines 2 through 23 Delete entirely.
Page 4-lines 1 through 8 Delete entirely. GINGERY, CHAIRMAN
HB0231HW001/ADOPTED (CORRECTED COPY)
Delete the standing committee amendment (HB0231HS001/A) entirely and further amend as follows:
Page 1-above line 1 In the catch title after "injury" insert "or death".
Page 1-line 1 After "vehicles;" insert "requiring an appearance in court as specified;"
Page 1-line 3 After "injury" insert "or death".
Page 1-line 5 After "death;" delete remainder of line.
Page 1-lines 6 and 7 Delete entirely.
Page 1-line 13 After "(h)" delete "," insert "and"; after "(iv)" delete balance of the line.
Page 1-line 14 Delete entirely.
Page 1-line 15 Delete the line through "(o)".
Page 2-lines 4 through 14 Delete entirely and insert:
"(h) The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in the death or serious bodily injury, as defined by 31-5-233(h), of another person shall, if issued a citation for a moving violation under this act, be required to appear personally in court for the disposition of the citation. If the driver is convicted of the moving violation, except a conviction under W.S. 31-5-233(h), and the death or serious bodily injury was the direct result of the conduct constituting the moving violation, the driver shall be subject to the following penalties in addition to any other penalties prescribed by law:".
Page 3-lines 15 through 23 Delete entirely.
Page 4-lines 1 through 8 Delete entirely. HARVEY
2/2/2009 H Passed CoW
2/3/2009 H Passed 2nd Reading
Page 3-line 12 Delete "permanently".
Page 3-line 13 After "record" insert "for a period of ten (10) years following the conviction". QUARBERG
2/4/2009 H Passed 3rd Reading
Ayes: Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Bonner, Brown, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Craft, Davison, Edmonds, Gingery, Harshman, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Landon, McKim, Meyer, Moniz, Patton, Pedersen, Petersen, Quarberg, Simpson, Stubson, Teeters, Thompson and Throne
Nays: Representative(s) Brechtel, Connolly, Diercks, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Goggles, Hales, Hallinan, Hammons, Jorgensen, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, McOmie, Mercer, Miller, Millin, Peasley, Philp, Roscoe, Semlek, Shepperson, Steward, Wallis and Zwonitzer, Dn.
Excused: Representative(s) Zwonitzer, Dv.
Ayes 34 Nays 25 Excused 1 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/6/2009 S Received for Introduction
2/10/2009 S Introduced and Referred to S01
2/20/2009 S01 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes: Senator(s) Burns, Decaria and Sessions
Nays: Senator(s) Perkins
Conflicts: Senator(s) Ross
Ayes 3 Nays 1 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 1
2/20/2009 S Placed on General File
HB0231SS001/ADOPTED (TO ENGROSSED COPY)
Page 2-line 11 Delete "shall" insert "may".
Page 3-line 9 Delete "for violation of" insert "adjudicated pursuant to". ROSS, CHAIRMAN
HB0231SW001/ADOPTED (TO ENGROSSED COPY)
Page 2-line 8 Delete "and" insert "the court may, in addition to imposing any other penalty pursuant to law, impose an additional fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).".
Page 2-lines 9 through 22 Delete, including the Senate Standing Committee Amendment (HB0213SS001/AE) to line 11. PERKINS
2/25/2009 S Failed CoW; Indef Postponed
Ayes: Senator(s) Bebout, Decaria, Dockstader, Hunnicutt, Jennings, Martin, Meier, Perkins, Peterson, Sessions, Townsend and Von Flatern
Nays: Senator(s) Anderson, J., Burns, Case, Coe, Cooper, Esquibel, F., Hines, Johnson, Landen, Larson, Massie, Nicholas, Ross, Schiffer and Scott
Excused: Senator(s) Geis, Hastert and Vasey
Ayes 12 Nays 15 Excused 3 Absent 0 Conflicts 0