HB2099 S JUD AMT

Lovell 7980

 

The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2099--A Bill to amend and reenact 17C-4-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to crashes involving death or personal injuries generally; defining terms; clarifying when a driver may leave the scene of a crash for the purpose of rendering assistance to an injured person in the crash; clarifying essential elements of the crimes of leaving the scene of a crash that causes bodily injury, serious bodily injury or death; creating a felony crime of leaving the scene of a crash that causes another person serious bodily injury and providing criminal penalties; clarifying knowledge requirement; and clarifying that the offense of leaving the scene of a crash that causes death requires death to occur within one year of the crash.