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HB 343/LM (BR 219) - S. Rudy

     AN ACT relating to driving under the influence.
     Amend KRS 189A.050 to require a person convicted of DUI to pay the cost of drawing blood for testing; amend KRS 189A.103 to provide that a DUI suspect shall bear the cost of any additional testing done of the suspect's blood, breath, or urine if the additional testing is done at the request of the suspect and after the testing directed by the arresting officer.


     HCS/LM - Amend to cap the amount of the blood draw fee at no more than $50.

     HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Amend to exempt indigent defendants from the fee and to allow courts discretion in the imposition of the fee.

     Jan 28-introduced in House
     Feb 1-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 3-posted in committee
     Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 12, 2010
     Mar 18-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 24-taken from the Orders of the Day; returned to Rules (H)
     Mar 25-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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