H.B. No. 0141

Impaired driving prevention amendments.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Gingery and Senator(s) Johnson and Massie


AN ACT relating to driving under the influence; amending and creating definitions; amending the time for acceptable results from tests of blood alcohol concentration; creating a crime of aggravated driving under the influence; amending penalties; repealing a provision relating to the reduction or dismissal of charges; repealing evidentiary presumptions relating to blood alcohol concentration; clarifying and modifying factors relating to penalties for subsequent convictions; requiring the use of an ignition interlock system when specified conditions have occurred; eliminating the voluntary ignition interlock program; and providing for an effective date.


1/12/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/14/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/15/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H01

1/26/2009   H01 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Cannady, Gingery, Mercer, Patton, Quarberg and Throne

Nays:  Representative(s) Peasley

Ayes 8    Nays 1    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/26/2009   H Placed on General File



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"judge;.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the term of probation imposed by a judge under this section may exceed the maximum term of imprisonment established for the offense under this subsection provided the term of probation together with any extension thereof, shall not exceed three (3) years for up to and including a third conviction.".

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"(E)  For purposes of this subsection, a prior conviction of an offense under subsection (b), (h) or (n) of this section, or any offense from another jurisdiction containing the same or similar elements may be used to determine prior convictions.".

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Page 20-lines 4 through 13    Delete.  GINGERY, CHAIRMAN


1/28/2009   H Passed CoW



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"(D)  On For a fourth or subsequent offense resulting in a conviction under this subsection within five (5) fifteen (15) years, for a violation of this section or other law prohibiting driving while under the influence, he the offender shall be guilty of a felony and fined not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), punished by imprisonment for not more than two (2) five years, or both.".

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1/29/2009   H Passed 2nd Reading



Page 4-line 3           After "driving" insert "following a lawful arrest resulting from a valid traffic stop".

Page 13-line 17         After "driving" insert "following a lawful arrest resulting from a valid traffic stop".  STUBSON, GINGERY


1/30/2009   H Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Bonner, Brown, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Craft, Davison, Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Landon, Lockhart, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Mercer, Meyer, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Pedersen, Petersen, Philp, Quarberg, Roscoe, Steward, Stubson, Teeters, Thompson, Throne and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Nays:  Representative(s) Brechtel, Diercks, Hallinan, Lubnau, Miller, Peasley, Semlek, Shepperson, Wallis and Zwonitzer, Dn.

Excused:  Representative(s) Simpson

Ayes 49    Nays 10    Excused 1    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/2/2009    S Received for Introduction

2/3/2009    S Introduced and Referred to S01; No Report Prior to CoW Cutoff

2/23/2009   Motion to Do Pass Failed



Ayes:  Senator(s) Decaria and Sessions

Nays:  Senator(s) Burns, Perkins and Ross

Ayes 2    Nays 3    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


3/4/2009    S Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to SR 7-3(c)