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Senate Bill 0090


Senate Bill 0090

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF SB90 (Updated January 29, 2008 4:24 pm - DI 84)


Operating while intoxicated offenses and procedures. Specifies that felony resisting law enforcement and operating while intoxicated (OWI) causing serious bodily injury are crimes of violence. Makes: (1) OWI committed by a person with a previous conviction for OWI resulting in serious bodily injury a Class C felony; (2) OWI causing serious bodily injury a Class C felony; (3) OWI causing serious bodily injury committed by a person with a previous conviction for OWI a Class B felony; (4) OWI causing death a Class B felony; (5) OWI causing death committed by a person with a previous conviction a Class A felony; and (6) OWI causing death committed by a person with a blood alcohol level greater than .15% a Class A felony. Permits a court to require a license suspension imposed as the result of a conviction for operating while intoxicated to be imposed before or after, or both before and after, any period of incarceration. Makes leaving the scene of an accident after committing operating while intoxicated causing death or serious bodily injury a Class B felony.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - 2nd House
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