Operating while intoxicated

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 201 on operating while intoxicated authored by Sen. M. Young.  The bill provides a defense to prosecution for a person who operates a vehicle with marijuana or its metabolite in the person's blood when the … [Read more...]

Driving privileges

The House Ways and Means Committee heard HB 1199 authored by Rep. McNamara and Rep. Steuerwald regarding driving privileges. The bill was introduced by Rep. McNamara and passed 24-0 without discussion or testimony. Read the bill at … [Read more...]

School bus stop arm violation enforcement

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 69 authored by Sen. Niemeyer related to school bus stop arm violation enforcement. The bill creates an inference for the trier of fact that the registered owner of a vehicle was driving the vehicle when it was … [Read more...]

Driving while suspended

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1199 authored by Rep. McNamara and Rep. Steuerwald regarding driving while suspended. This bill provides that the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) shall stay a suspension of a person's driving privileges, and … [Read more...]

Specialized driving privileges

S.E.A. 39, P.L. 29 Effective: July 1, 2020 Provides that in certain circumstances a court may stay the suspension of a person's driving privileges and grant specialized driving privileges for a period of time as determined by the court. Provides that the court may … [Read more...]

Distracted driving

H.E.A. 1070, P.L. 100 Effective: July 1, 2020 Provides that, except in certain circumstances, a person may not hold or use a telecommunications device while operating a moving motor vehicle. Removes prohibitions on typing, transmitting, or reading a text message or … [Read more...]