Friday, June 29, 2007

Civil Remedial Fees - Is a change a'coming?

Governor Kaine acknowledged the firestorm raging and stated on his radio show that "I think that's something the legislature may address in the future." Although it can be argued that the whole concept is ridiculous, the issue that is raising the most ire is the fact that the civil penalty applies only to Virginia residents. In this article, Del. G. Glenn Oder or Newport News said the new law is "clearly a mistake. The most egregious part is that it only hits Virginia drivers." Yet, he voted for the law.