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House Bill 1618


House Bill 1618

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1618 (Updated April 12, 2001 4:12 PM - DI 84)


Blood and breath alcohol concentrations. Reduces from 0.10% to 0.08% the percentage of alcohol concentration equivalent in a person's blood or breath that is necessary to constitute prima facie evidence of intoxication in a prosecution for operating a motor vehicle or watercraft while intoxicated. Reduces the range of percentages of alcohol concentration equivalent in a person's blood or breath that is necessary to constitute relevant evidence of intoxication in a prosecution for operating a motor vehicle or watercraft while intoxicated from at least 0.05% but less than 0.10% to at least 0.05% but less than 0.08%. Provides that operating a vehicle while intoxicated is a Class C misdemeanor and that operating a vehicle while intoxicated in a manner that endangers a person is a Class A misdemeanor. Makes conforming amendments.
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