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SB 1244: Driving Under the Influence

GENERAL BILL by Simmons

Driving Under the Influence; Providing penalties for a first-time refusal of a chemical or physical test of a person’s breath, blood, or urine; providing that a subsequent refusal by a person who has previously had a license suspension for a prior refusal is a misdemeanor of the first degree; requiring the court to impose certain mandatory ignition interlock devices on the vehicles of convicted persons for a specified time under certain circumstances; prohibiting a court from suspending, deferring, or withholding adjudication of guilt or the imposition of a sentence or penalty for specified offenses, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
Location: In committee/council (ACJ)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/28/2015 Senate • Filed
1/11/2016 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 93
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 93
1/15/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/20/16, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
1/21/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/26/16, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/3/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/08/16, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/8/2016 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 303
2/9/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 303
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice