Our goal is to eliminate deaths from impaired driving. ZERO DUI DEATHS
The challenge is to change behaviors which are a part of Montana culture
Driving under the influence is a complex problem and the solutions are multifaceted.
|HB 488||Enhance civil penalty for refusal; clean up penalties for repeat DUI offenders||Keith Regier||House Judiciary 3/5/15This bill is important to correct sentencing inconsistencies and will increase revenue from DUI offenders. PASS!!|
|HB 491||Clean up definition of repeat DUI offenders||Steve Lavin||House Transportation 2/18/15This bill is important to define repeat offender. PASS!!|
|HB 132||Authorize disbursement of unspent funds for DUI taskforce||Frank Garner||Passed Senate Highways and Transportation11-0Headed to the Senate FloorThis bill will help to fund prevention. PASS!|
|HB 111||Revise sentencing for felony DUI||Keith Regier||Passed House 99-0, Referred toSenate Judiciary 2/20/15.This is a great bill to help felony DUI offenders get sober and stay sober. PASS!|
|SB 93||Revise laws related to DUI convictions and restricted-use driving permit||Pat Connell||Passed House Judiciary 14-7, Headed to the House floor.Do we want DUI offenders from other states coming here to get a driver’s license? DO NOT PASS!!|
|SB 26||Clarifying laws regarding electronic submitting of search warrants||NelsSwandal||Signed by the Governor!!This will improve process for obtaining warrants for specimen collection in DUI arrests.|
|HB 412||Generally revise minor in possession laws||Daniel Zolnikov||Passed House 83-17 Headed to the SenateThis will prevent a minor or the person transporting the minor from being charged MIP if seeking medical care. Presented for your consideration.|
|SB 357||Generally revise DUI laws||Cynthia Wolken||Senate Judiciary 2/24/15This will include child criminal endangerment as a stacking offense for felony DUI. PASS!|
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