Virginia High Speed Chase Alert Program; created. (SB813)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia High Speed Chase Alert Program. Creates a program for local, regional, or statewide notification of a high speed chase, defined in the bill as an active attempt by an on-duty law-enforcement officer while driving a conspicuously marked law-enforcement vehicle to apprehend or stop another moving motor vehicle and the driver of such other vehicle is resisting apprehension by maintaining or increasing his speed or by ignoring the law-enforcement officer's attempt to stop such vehicle, and the ongoing pursuit poses a credible threat to the health and safety of other motor vehicle operators or the general public and under such other circumstances as deemed appropriate by the Virginia State Police. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103842D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB813)
02/03/2020Continued to 2021 in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/04/2020Left in Judiciary