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SB 5/FN/LM/CI (BR 61) - 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 controlled substance in the blood; create a defense if the person took the controlled substance in compliance with a valid prescription; reduce the required alcohol concentration for an aggravating circumstance from 0.18 to 0.15; amend KRS 189A.105 to lower the alcohol percentage from 0.18 to 0.15 for increased penalties; amend various other statutes to conform.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Sep 24-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
     Jan 6-introduced in Senate
     Jan 7-to Judiciary (S)
     Jan 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 9-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 5, 2009
     Feb 5-3rd reading, passed 34-1
     Feb 6-received in House
     Feb 11-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 6-posted in committee
     Mar 9-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (H)

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