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SB 67/CI (BR 388) - R. Jones II

     AN ACT relating to driving under the influence.
     Amend KRS 189A.010 to establish a per se violation of the DUI statute if the driver has at least a certain amount of a substance such as amphetamine, cocaine, heroin, and other substances in the urine or blood; create a rebuttable presumption.


     SCS (1/CI) - Amend to lower the blood alcohol level required as an aggravating circumstance DUI from 0.18 to 0.15 and to modify the provisions of the bill relating to the commission of an offense while a controlled substance is present in the person's blood.

     SCS (2/CI) - Amend to include provisions of SFA #1, to include deletion of language relating to driving-related restrictions in the DUI defense subsection, and to delete statutory right of DUI suspects to make telephonic communication with an attorney upon arrest.

     SFA (1, R. Jones II) - Retain original provisions; add provision clarifying that practitioner is a person defined in KRS 218A.010 relating to controlled substances; add amendment of KRS 189A.105 relating to penalties for not taking a DUI test to lower the alcohol percentage from 0.18 to 0.15 to conform to amendment of KRS 218A.010.

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Feb 6-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 27, 2007
     Feb 27-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Judiciary (S); reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2); posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 27, 29007; 3rd reading; Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn; passed 29-1 with Committee Substitute (2)
     Feb 28-received in House
     Mar 2-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 5-posted in committee

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