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SB 1810 (2012) -  Driving a Motor Vehicle While Impaired

by Wise
Providing that a person commits the offense of driving while impaired and is subject to punishment for such violation if the person is driving a motor vehicle and satisfies the specified criteria relating to the consumption of alcohol, controlled substances, or other impairing substances; providing that a person is entitled to an affirmative defense to the offense of driving while impaired if the person charged with the offense of driving while impaired introduced a controlled substance into his or her body pursuant to a prescription issued by a licensed health professional who is authorized to prescribe the controlled substance and if the person consumed the controlled substance in accordance with the health professional’s directions; providing that the use of a nonprescribed substance does not constitute an affirmative defense for a person who has a prescription for another substance, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2012
Last Event: 03/09/12 S Died in Transportation on Friday, March 9, 2012 11:59 PM

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  • Transportation
  • Judiciary
  • Budget

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Transportation Time: 03/09/2012 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 236 Time: 01/17/2012 - 7:00 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Transportation; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 236 Time: 01/17/2012 - 5:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/07/2012 - 10:59 AM Member: Committee: Version: __