Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1396 Ì125024rÎ125024 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 02/04/2020 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Criminal Justice (Simmons) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 37 - 131 4 and insert: 5 provided in s. 316.193 the opportunity to avoid a conviction for 6 the offense while ensuring the person receives substance abuse 7 treatment if necessary. The state attorney of the judicial 8 circuit shall develop policies and procedures of the pilot 9 program, including program implementation and operation and the 10 selection of approved program providers. In developing such 11 policies and procedures, the state attorney shall consult local 12 law enforcement agency representatives, county probation, the 13 public defender, and local program providers. The state attorney 14 of each judicial circuit shall operate that circuit’s pilot 15 program. Each judicial circuit shall publish the terms and 16 conditions of the pilot program on the website of the office of 17 the state attorney. 18 (2) ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.— 19 (a) A person charged with driving under the influence, 20 contrary to s. 316.193, is eligible for participation in the 21 pilot program if he or she: 22 1. Has not been charged with a prior alcohol-related or 23 drug-related criminal traffic offense, regardless of 24 disposition. 25 2. Does not have a pending felony or prior felony 26 conviction. 27 3. Has no more than two prior misdemeanor convictions. 28 4. Was not involved in a motor vehicle crash or accident 29 relating to the charge of driving under the influence. 30 5. Was not, at the time of the offense, accompanied in the 31 vehicle by a person under 18 years of age. 32 6. Did not, at the time of the offense, have a blood 33 alcohol level of 0.20 or more grams of alcohol per 100 34 milliliters of blood; or a breath-alcohol level of 0.20 or more 35 grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath. 36 7. Has not previously participated in the pilot program. 37 8. Waives the speedy trial period. The speedy trial period 38 is tolled immediately upon entry into the pilot program until 39 the participant completes all terms and enters a plea pursuant 40 to subsection (4) or the participant is discharged from the 41 pilot program pursuant to subsection (5). 42 (b) For purposes of this subsection, the term “conviction” 43 means a determination of guilt which is the result of a plea or 44 trial, regardless of whether adjudication is withheld or a plea 45 of nolo contendere is entered. 46 (3) PILOT PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.— 47 (a) A person must participate in the pilot program for 12 48 months, during which period he or she may not possess or consume 49 alcohol, or any controlled substance as set forth in ch. 893, 50 unless the controlled substance was lawfully obtained from a 51 practitioner or pursuant to a valid prescription, and must 52 complete the following as administered by an approved program 53 provider: 54 1. Fifty hours of community service if, at the time of the 55 offense, the person had a blood-alcohol level of 0.15 or less 56 grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood; or a breath 57 alcohol level of 0.15 or less grams of alcohol per 210 liters of 58 breath. 59 2. Seventy-five hours of community service if, at the time 60 of the offense, the person had a blood-alcohol level more than 61 0.15, but less than 0.20 grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of 62 blood; or breath-alcohol level more than 0.15, but less than 63 0.20 grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath; or did not 64 provide a blood or breath sample. 65 3. A substance abuse course conducted by a DUI program 66 licensed by the department under s. 322.292, which shall include 67 a psychosocial evaluation of the person, and any substance abuse 68 treatment recommendations by such program. 69 4. A victim’s impact panel session, if such a panel exists 70 within the judicial circuit, or a victim’s impact class. 71 (b) A person who participates in the pilot program must pay 72 all fines and standard costs imposed by the judicial circuit. 73 (c) Upon commencement of the person’s participation in the 74 pilot program, all motor vehicles that are individually or 75 jointly leased or owned and routinely operated by the person 76 shall be impounded or immobilized for a period of 10 days. 77 (d)1. After the impoundment or immobilization period 78 required by paragraph (c), the person shall have installed on 79 all such vehicles, and must successfully use, an ignition 80 interlock device approved by the department in accordance with 81 s. 316.1938 for a period of: 82 a. Ninety days if, at the time of the offense, the person 83 had blood-alcohol level of 0.15 or lower, grams of alcohol per 84 100 milliliters of blood; or breath-alcohol level of 0.15 or 85 lower, grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath. 86 b. One hundred eighty days if, at the time of the offense, 87 the person had a blood-alcohol level more than 0.15, but less 88 than 0.20 grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood; or 89 breath-alcohol level more than 0.15, but less than 0.20 grams of 90 alcohol per 210 liters of breath; or did not provide a blood or 91 breath sample. 92 2. If the person claims inability to pay for an ignition 93 interlock device and: 94 a. The person’s family income is at or below 100 percent of 95 the federal poverty level as documented by written order of the 96 court, the regular monthly leasing fee charged to all customers 97 by the ignition interlock device provider shall be discounted 98 for that person by 50 percent. 99 b. The person’s family income is greater than 100 percent 100 but at or below 149 percent of the federal poverty level as 101 documented by written order of the court, the regular monthly 102 leasing fee charged to all customers by the ignition interlock 103 device provider shall be discounted for that person by 25 104 percent. 105 3. A person who qualifies for a discounted monthly leasing 106 fee pursuant to subparagraph 2. is not required to pay the cost 107 of installation or deinstallation of the ignition interlock 108 device. 109 (4) COMPLETION OF PILOT PROGRAM.—If a person complies with 110 this section and successfully completes the pilot program, he or 111 she shall be offered an agreement providing for a plea of guilty 112 or nolo contendre to the offense of reckless driving as provided 113 in s. 316.192. A person who accepts such plea agreement is not 114 subject to the provisions of this chapter relating to the 115 offense of driving under the influence, and the trial judge 116 shall withhold adjudication for reckless driving notwithstanding 117 s. 316.656.