The Voice of Montana’s DUI Victims

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.

CURRENT BILLS:

Bill Link Description Sponsor Status
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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