Updated: Feb 14
SB 432: Driving Under the Influence
GENERAL BILL by Wright
Driving Under the Influence; Prohibiting a trial court from accepting specified pleas when a person is charged with the offense of driving under the influence unless specified conditions are met; requiring a person to be told that his or her first failure to submit to a lawful test of breath or urine is a second degree misdemeanor and his or her second or subsequent refusal is a first degree misdemeanor; reclassifying a person’s first failure to submit to a lawful test of breath or urine as a second degree misdemeanor; authorizing judicial circuits to create a Driving Under the Influence Diversion Program, etc.
SB 296: Lawful Breath Test for Alcohol
GENERAL BILL by DiCeglie
Lawful Breath Test for Alcohol; Requiring that a person arrested for driving under the influence who refuses to submit to a lawful test of his or her breath be told that he or she is subject to mandatory placement, for a specified period of time and at his or her expense, of an ignition interlock device on vehicles he or she leases or owns and routinely operates; requiring that a person arrested for driving under the influence who refuses to submit to a lawful test of his or her breath install an ignition interlock device, at his or her expense, for a specified period of time, etc.
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