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CS/SB 260: Refusal to Submit to a Breath, Urine, or Blood Test

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; DiCeglie ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hooper

Refusal to Submit to a Breath, Urine, or Blood Test; Requiring that a person arrested for driving or being in actual physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence who refuses to submit to a lawful test of his or her breath incident to a lawful arrest be told that he or she is subject to mandatory placement, for a specified period, of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles that are individually or jointly leased or owned and routinely operated by the person; directing the department to require placement of an ignition interlock device before issuing a permanent or restricted driver license to a person who refused to submit to a lawful test of his or her breath, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2024
Last Action: 2/8/2024 Senate - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/24/2023 Senate • Filed
11/7/2023 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Criminal Justice; Fiscal Policy
12/4/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 12/13/23, 11:00 am, 110 Senate Building
12/13/2023 Senate • Favorable by Transportation; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
• Now in Criminal Justice
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
1/18/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/23/24, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
1/23/2024 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
1/24/2024 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/25/2024 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time
2/2/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/07/24, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/7/2024 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 19 NAYS 1
2/8/2024 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading