TO REQUIRE THAT DWI SENTENCING BE AT LEVEL ONE IF THE OFFENSE OCCURS WITH A CHILD LESS THAN SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE IN THE VEHICLE.
Amends GS 20-179(c) (determining existence of grossly aggravating factors in impaired driving hearing) as title indicates. Makes a conforming change to remove the factor of driving with a child under 16 years of age in the vehicle from the list of grossly aggravating factors required for consideration. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2011.
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