07RS SB217

SB217

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SB 217/LM (BR 181) - J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to driving under the influence.
     Create a new section of KRS 189A to require peace officers, when issuing a citation for driving under the influence or when a person refuses a drug or alcohol test, to take custody of the person's driver's license; provide notice of license suspension; and issue a temporary driving permit; amend KRS 186.570, relating to denial and suspension of driver's licenses, to establish that the Transportation Cabinet shall deny, suspend, or withdraw driving privileges to those cited for a DUI or who refuse a drug or alcohol test; establish the duration of and informal hearing requirements for the denial, suspension, or withdrawal; create a new section of KRS 189A to provide that a person will receive credit for all pretrial suspension time; create a new section of KRS 281A to require peace officers, when issuing a citation for driving a commercial motor vehicle under the influence or when a person refuses a drug or alcohol test, to take custody of the person's license, provide notice of license suspension, and issue a temporary driving permit; amend KRS 281A.190, relating to suspension of commercial driver's licenses, to establish that the Transportation Cabinet shall deny, suspend, or withdraw commercial driving privileges to those cited for DUI while driving a commercial vehicle or who refused a drug or alcohol test; establish the duration of and informal hearing requirements for the denial, suspension, or withdrawal; amend KRS 431.4505, relating to modification of uniform citation, to include spaces for notice of license suspension and whether a commercial motor vehicle was driven; amend various statutes to conform; repeal KRS 189A.200, 189A.220, 189A.240, and 189A.250 to conform.

     Feb 16-introduced in Senate
     Feb 21-to Judiciary (S)


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