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SB 141/LM/CI (BR 1372) - R. Jones II

     AN ACT relating to driving under the influence and making an appropriation therefor.
     Amend KRS 189A.005 to expand the definition of "ignition interlock device"; amend KRS 189A.010 to include driving the wrong way on a four-lane highway among the list of factors for triggering aggravated DUI penalties; amend KRS 189A.070 to provide that a reduction in the time period of a license revocation does not lessen the time required for ignition interlock usage; amend KRS 189A.085 to run the period of a license plate impoundment from the date of sentencing to the day the offender is authorized to resume driving and require ignition interlock usage beginning with the first DUI offense; amend KRS 189A.340 to establish an assistance fund for indigent defendants; amend 189A.345 to establish penalties for operating a vehicle without a device when prohibited from doing so; create new sections of KRS Chapter 189A to establish the ignition interlock program, require the promulgation of administrative regulations, and allow a defendant who committed an offense prior to the effective date to elect to be governed by the Act; amend KRS 189A.410 to require ignition interlock usage while an offender is driving on a hardship license amend 186.572 to provide that penalty points assessed against a person's license shall expire only after participation in the interlock ignition program; amend 189A.090 to conform.

     Feb 9-introduced in Senate
     Feb 11-to Judiciary (S)

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