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HB19-1146

Tandem DUI Per Se

Concerning the offense of tandem DUI per se.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

The bill adds a new traffic offense of tandem DUI per se if a peace officer has evidence to believe that a driver had consumed alcohol or drugs, that the driver was substantially incapable of safely operating a vehicle, and that the driver had any measurable amount of a drug in his or her blood or oral fluid. The penalties for tandem DUI per se are the same as for DUI. The bill repeals the 5 nanogram THC threshold for the presumption that a driver is under the influence of marijuana.

The bill makes conforming amendments.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. H. McKean, Rep. D. Roberts

Sponsor

Co-sponsor