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House Bill 1264


House Bill 1264

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF HB 1264 (Updated March 4, 2004 5:22 pm - DI 105)


Interlock ignition devices and operating while intoxicated. Makes tampering with an ignition interlock device a Class B misdemeanor under certain circumstances. Requires a court in a county having an ignition interlock program to prohibit certain OWI offenders from operating a motor vehicle unless the vehicle is equipped with a functioning certified ignition interlock device. Provides that a court may order installation of an ignition interlock device as: (1) a condition of certain deferred prosecution programs; (2) an alternative to an administrative driver's license suspension; and (3) a condition of participation in a post-conviction alcohol abuse deterrent program. Requires a court that orders installation of an ignition interlock device to notify the bureau of motor vehicles (BMV), and requires the BMV to record this requirement in the person's driving record. Provides that certain out of state convictions may be used as a basis to enhance the penalty for OWI causing serious bodily injury and OWI causing death. Provides that a license suspension for certain controlled substance convictions may be ordered only if the controlled substance conviction involved the use of a motor vehicle.
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