Bill Status of HB2885 100th General Assembly
Short Description: VEH CD-MANDATORY ALCOHOL TESTS
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that any person who drives or is in actual control of a motor vehicle upon the public highways of this State and who has been involved in a fatal motor vehicle accident shall be deemed to have given consent, regardless of whether an arrest takes place, to tests of blood, breath, other bodily substance, or urine to detect alcohol, drugs, or intoxicating compounds. Provides that both a test of the concentration of alcohol in the person's breath and a test of blood, other bodily substance, or urine for the purpose of determining the content of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicating compounds of the person's blood shall be administered. Provides that the required tests be conducted within one hour of the arrival of law enforcement personnel at the scene of the accident or, if the driver has fled the scene of the accident, within one hour of apprehending the driver.