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SB18-257

Penalty For Driving Under Restraint

Concerning an increase in the penalty for driving under restraint.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subjects:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Transportation & Motor Vehicles

Under current law, the penalty for driving under restraint due to a first alcohol-related offense is imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 30 days to not more than one year and a fine of not less than $500 to not more than $1,000. The bill increases the minimum penalty to not less than 60 days and not less than $1,000 to not more than $2,000.

Under current law, the penalty for driving under restraint due to a second or subsequent alcohol-related offense is imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 90 days to not more than 2 years and a fine of not less than $500 to not more than $2,000. The bill increases the minimum penalty to not less than 120 days and not less than $2,000 to not more than $4,000.

If a person drives negligently while under restraint due to an alcohol-related offense and the person's conduct is a proximate cause of another person's death, the person commits a class 5 felony.


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

Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. K. Priola

Sponsor

Co-sponsor