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HB 2395 - Driving and Boating Under the Influence - Arizona Key Vote

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Title: Driving and Boating Under the Influence

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that seeks to define and clarify drunk driving and boating laws.

Highlights:

-Sets the penalty for a first time conviction of operating a motorized watercraft while intoxicated to at least 10 days in jail, a minimum fine of $250, possible community service, and $1,000 in assessments to be deposited in state funds (Sec. 6). -Allows a judge to suspend all or part of the jail time for an intoxicated motorized watercraft conviction if a court ordered alcohol or other drug screening education or treatment program is completed (Sec. 6). -States that a person found with an alcohol concentration of .08 or more, or .04 or more for a commercial vehicle driver, shall have their driver’s license suspended for at least 90 days and until the person completes an alcohol or other drug screening (Sec. 17). -Allows people convicted of intoxicated driving to receive a special ignition interlock license after the first 90 days of their driver’s license suspension to use for the remainder of the time their license was to be suspended (Sec. 17, 22). -Sets two levels of extreme influence of intoxicating liquor at alcohol concentration levels of .15 to .20 and over .20 within two hours of driving a vehicle (Sec. 18). -Allows the period in which a person is required to use a special ignition interlock to be reduced to six months for certain violations (sec. 27).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Driving and Boating Under the Influence

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that seeks to define and clarify drunk driving and boating laws.

Highlights:

-Sets the penalty for a first time conviction of operating a motorized watercraft while intoxicated to at least 10 days in jail, a minimum fine of $250, possible community service, and $1,000 in assessments to be deposited in state funds (Sec. 6). -Allows a judge to suspend all or part of the jail time for an intoxicated motorized watercraft conviction if a court ordered alcohol or other drug screening education or treatment program is completed (Sec. 6). -States that a person found with an alcohol concentration of .08 or more, or .04 or more for a commercial vehicle driver, shall have their driver’s license suspended for at least 90 days and until the person completes an alcohol or other drug screening (Sec. 17). -Allows people convicted of intoxicated driving to receive a special ignition interlock license after the first 90 days of their driver’s license suspension to use for the remainder of the time their license was to be suspended (Sec. 17, 22). -Sets two levels of extreme influence of intoxicating liquor at alcohol concentration levels of .15 to .20 and over .20 within two hours of driving a vehicle (Sec. 18). -Allows the period in which a person is required to use a special ignition interlock to be reduced to six months for certain violations (sec. 27).

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