Florida Senate - 2016 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1394 Ì119230qÎ119230 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 01/27/2016 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Transportation (Simpson) recommended the following: 1 Senate Substitute for Amendment (512206) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Between lines 362 and 363 5 insert: 6 Section 13. Subsections (1), (3), and (4) of section 7 322.2715, Florida Statutes, are amended to read: 8 322.2715 Ignition interlock device.— 9 (1) Before issuing a permanent or restricted driver license 10 under this chapter, the department shall require the placement 11 of a department-approved ignition interlock device for any 12 person convicted of committing an offense of driving under the 13 influence as specified in subsection (3), except that 14 consideration may be given to those individuals having a 15 documented medical condition that would prohibit the device from 16 functioning normally. If a medical waiver has been granted for a 17 convicted person seeking a restricted license, the convicted 18 person shall not be entitled to a restricted license until the 19 required ignition interlock device installation period under 20 subsection (3) expires, in addition to the time requirements 21 under s. 322.271. If a medical waiver has been approved for a 22 convicted person seeking permanent reinstatement of the driver 23 license, the convicted person must be restricted to an 24 employment-purposes-only license and be supervised by a licensed 25 DUI program until the required ignition interlock device 26 installation period under subsection (3) expires. An interlock 27 device shall be placed on all vehicles that are individually or 28 jointly leased or owned and routinely operated by the convicted 29 person. Effective October 1, 2016, a qualified sobriety and drug 30 monitoring program as defined in s. 316.193(15) and authorized 31 by 23 U.S.C. s. 164 shall be used by the department in addition 32 to the placement of an ignition interlock device required by 33 this section. 34 (3) If the person is convicted of: 35 (a) A first offense of driving under the influence under s. 36 316.193 and has an unlawful blood-alcohol level or breath 37 alcohol level as specified in s. 316.193(1), the ignition 38 interlock device may be installed for at least 6 continuous 39 months. 40 (b) A first offense of driving under the influence under s. 41 316.193 and has an unlawful blood-alcohol level or breath 42 alcohol level as specified in s. 316.193(4), or if a person is 43 convicted of a violation of s. 316.193 and was at the time of 44 the offense accompanied in the vehicle by a person younger than 45 18 years of age, the person shall have the ignition interlock 46 device installed for at least 6 continuous months for the first 47 offense and for at least 2 continuous years for a second 48 offense. 49 (c) A second offense of driving under the influence, the 50 ignition interlock device shall be installed for a period of at 51 least 1 continuous year. 52 (d) A third offense of driving under the influence which 53 occurs within 10 years after a prior conviction for a violation 54 of s. 316.193, the ignition interlock device shall be installed 55 for a period of at least 2 continuous years. 56 (e) A third offense of driving under the influence which 57 occurs more than 10 years after the date of a prior conviction, 58 the ignition interlock device shall be installed for a period of 59 at least 2 continuous years. 60 (f) A fourth or subsequent offense of driving under the 61 influence, the ignition interlock device shall be installed for 62 a period of at least 5 years. 63 64 Effective October 1, 2016, for the offenses specified in this 65 subsection, a qualified sobriety and drug monitoring program as 66 defined in s. 316.193(15) and authorized by 23 U.S.C. s. 164 67 shall be used by the department in addition to the placement of 68 an ignition interlock device required by this section. 69 (4) If the court fails to order the mandatory placement of 70 the ignition interlock device or fails to order for the 71 applicable period the mandatory placement of an ignition 72 interlock device under s. 316.193 or s. 316.1937 at the time of 73 imposing sentence or within 30 days thereafter, the department 74 shall immediately require that the ignition interlock device be 75 installed as provided in this section, except that consideration 76 may be given to those individuals having a documented medical 77 condition that would prohibit the device from functioning 78 normally. Effective October 1, 2016, a qualified sobriety and 79 drug monitoring program as defined in s. 316.193(15) and 80 authorized by 23 U.S.C. s. 164 shall be used by the department 81 in addition to the placement of an ignition interlock device 82 required by this section. This subsection applies to the 83 reinstatement of the driving privilege following a revocation, 84 suspension, or cancellation that is based upon a conviction for 85 the offense of driving under the influence which occurs on or 86 after July 1, 2005. 87 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 88 And the title is amended as follows: 89 Delete line 53 90 and insert: 91 mental condition; amending s. 322.2715, F.S.; 92 providing that a certain qualified sobriety and drug 93 monitoring program shall be used by the department on 94 or after a specified date in addition to the placement 95 of an ignition interlock device; providing an 96 effective date.