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SB 144/LM/CI (BR 1231) - 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; provide that test results may be excluded under certain conditions; 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 sections to conform.


     HCS/LM/CI - Amend to limit the substances covered by the bill to all Schedule I drugs excluding marijuana and certain other substances specifically stated in the bill and to remove from the prescription defense the requirement that the defendant prove that the dosage and driving related restrictions were followed.

     HFA (1/P, T. Riner) - Attach provisions of HB 15.

     HFA (2/P, T. Riner) - Insert and amend KRS 29A.040 and 29A.090 to allow a person who has attained age 80 to have his or her name removed from the master list of prospective jurors.

     HFA (3/Title, T. Riner) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 5-introduced in Senate
     Feb 9-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 18, 2010
     Feb 18-3rd reading, passed 34-2
     Feb 19-received in House
     Feb 22-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 23-posting waived
     Mar 24-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 26-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3-title) filed
     Mar 29-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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