HB 1030

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 12, 2022
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Marijuana and certain traffic offenses; issuing citations.


Issuing citations; marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Removes the provisions that provide that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipment, (iii) without brake lights or a high mount stop light, (iv) without an exhaust system that prevents excessive or unusual levels of noise, (v) with certain sun-shading materials and tinting films, and (vi) with certain objects suspended in the vehicle, and the accompanying exclusionary provisions. The bill also repeals the provision that provides that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop, search, or seize any person, place, or thing solely on the basis of the odor of marijuana and that no evidence discovered or obtained as a result of such unlawful search or seizure shall be admissible in any trial, hearing, or other proceeding.

Bill Sponsors (1)



Feb 07, 2022


Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB79-Campbell, R.R.)

Jan 28, 2022


Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB79-Campbell, R.R.)

Jan 27, 2022


Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1

Jan 25, 2022


Impact statement from DPB (HB1030)

Jan 12, 2022


Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101639D


Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101639D PDF HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Impact Statement: HB1030F122.PDF PDF


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