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HB22-1321

Study Of Devices Assessing Motorist Impairment

Concerning a study of devices that are based on FDA-cleared technology capable of self-assessing impairment of motorists to detect the presence of drugs other than alcohol during roadside sobriety investigations, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subject:
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

The bill establishes a study to investigate FDA-cleared devices that are capable of assessing cognitive and physical impairment of motorists to detect the presence of drugs other than alcohol during roadside sobriety investigations.

The bill requires the Colorado department of transportation (department) to issue a request for proposal for a study and report to be conducted and completed not later than June 1, 2023. The department shall submit and present a final report with the findings of the study at the joint transportation committee's "State Measurement for Accountable, Responsive, and Transparent (SMART) Government Act" hearing and to the Colorado task force on drunk and impaired driving. The bill sets requirements and standards for the study.

The study repeals July 1, 2024.

The bill appropriates $751,649 from the marijuana tax cash fund to the department of transportation for the study.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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