02RS HB652


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HB 652 (BR 2158) - K. Stein, B. Colter, C. Hoffman, J. Hoover, T. McKee, C. Siler, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
     Amend KRS 189A.005, 189A.070, 189A.090, 189A.200, 189A.340, 189A.345, and 189A.410 to provide that an ignition interlock device may be used in lieu of certain portions of license revocation and suspension periods and creating a procedure therefor; change the monitoring requirement to be every thirty days; require monitoring entities to report to the court, prosecuting attorney, and defendant within seven days thereof; make conforming amendments.


     HCS - Permit a person to reduce the length of his or her driver's license suspension for DUI by 1/2, but in no event less than 12 months, by installing an ignition interlock device; prohibit a court from permitting the installation of an ignition interlock device in lieu of administrative suspension of a driver's license for DUI.

     HFA (1, R. Wilkey) - Require that an ignition interlock device, installed by court order, stop a car from continuing to operate when a driver's blood alcohol concentration exceeds 0.02.

     Feb 12-introduced in House
     Feb 13-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 22-posted in committee
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 14, 2002
     Mar 14-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 15-received in Senate
     Mar 18-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2002
     Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 29-6
     Mar 27-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 171)

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