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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Ignition interlock program for OWI expungement. Provides that a person who: (1) is convicted of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) as a misdemeanor; (2) receives specialized driving privileges from the court; (3) is not prohibited from using an ignition interlock device; (4) agrees to the installation of an ignition interlock device on the person's motor vehicle; (5) agrees to use an ignition interlock device for not less than six months; and (6) fully complies with all additional terms and conditions imposed by the court at the time of sentencing; may petition the court for an expungement of certain Ignition interlock program for OWI expungement. Provides that a person who: (1) is convicted of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) as a misdemeanor; (2) receives specialized driving privileges from the court; (3) is not prohibited from using an ignition interlock device; (4) agrees to the installation of an ignition interlock device on the person's motor vehicle; (5) agrees to use an ignition interlock device for not less than six months; and (6) fully complies with all additional terms and conditions imposed by the court at the time of sentencing; may petition the court for an expungement of certain OWI offenses before five years have elapsed and without first obtaining the consent of the prosecuting attorney. Requires a person seeking an expungement for certain OWI offenses to comply with certain filing requirements. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments. ... View more