06RS HB44


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HB 44/LM (BR 308) - A. Arnold, J. Crenshaw, R. Crimm, C. Embry Jr, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to the investigation of traffic accidents.
     Amend KRS 189A.103, relating to consent to tests for alcohol or substances in the blood, to require that law enforcement officers request to perform blood and urine tests on all drivers involved in any accident that involves a school bus or involves a fatality; treat refusal to submit to test in this circumstance as refusal to comply with the chapter; amend KRS 189.580, 189.635, and 281A.220 to conform.


     HCS/LM - Amend to require that law enforcement officers request to perform breath, blood, and urine tests on all drivers involved in a fatal motor vehicle accident within two hours of the accident; delete all references to accidents involving school buses.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 6-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
     Jan 3-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 23-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 17, 2006
     Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to Judiciary (S)

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