Bill Summary for S 308 (2015-2016)

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Mar 17 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 308 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 17, 2015
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A 0.00 ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION RESTRICTION ON ALL RESTORATION OF LICENSES REVOKED FOR AN IMPAIRED DRIVING OFFENSE.
Intro. by Stein.

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Identical to H 31 filed on 1/29/15.

Amends GS 20-17.8(b), requiring, as a condition of restoration of a driver's license to a person convicted of driving while impaired, the installation of an approved ignition interlock system to prohibit the person from driving with an alcohol concentration of 0.00 or greater (was, 0.04 or greater) providing that the interlock ignition system was required because the convicted person had an alcohol concentration of 0.15.

Amends GS 20-19(c3), requiring, as a condition for the first restoration of a driver's license for a person convicted of driving while impaired or a license revoked under GS 20-23 or GS 20-23.2, that the person not operate a vehicle if the person has an alcohol concentration of 0.00 or more (was, 0.04) at any relevant time after the driving.

Effective December 1, 2015, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.

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