SB 5/FN/LM/CI (BR 61) - R. Jones II
AN ACT relating to driving under the influence.
Amend KRS 189A.010 to establish a per se violation of the DUI statute if the driver has at least a certain amount of a controlled substance in the blood; create a defense if the person took the controlled substance in compliance with a valid prescription; reduce the required alcohol concentration for an aggravating circumstance from 0.18 to 0.15; amend KRS 189A.105 to lower the alcohol percentage from 0.18 to 0.15 for increased penalties; amend various other statutes to conform.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Sep 24-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
Jan 6-introduced in Senate
Jan 7-to Judiciary (S)
Jan 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Jan 9-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 5, 2009
Feb 5-3rd reading, passed 34-1
Feb 6-received in House
Feb 11-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 6-posted in committee
Mar 9-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (H)