HB 1581 -- Driving with an Extreme Blood Alcohol Content
This bill creates the crime of driving with an extreme blood
alcohol content (BAC). A person commits this crime by driving
with a BAC of .15% or more. Driving with an extreme BAC is a
class A misdemeanor. If the person is found to have a prior
alcohol-related driving offense, the crime is a class D felony.
If the person is found to have 2 or more prior alcohol-related
driving offenses, the crime is a class C felony.
In addition, the bill also requires the Director of Revenue to
suspend in certain situations and to revoke in other situations
the driver's license of a person who has been found guilty of
driving with a BAC of .15% or more.
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