ACEVEDO-GASH-FLOWERS-JONES,LOU, JOHNSON,TOM AND JOHNSON,TIM.
VEH CD-FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Authorizes and establishes
procedures for the statutory summary suspension of driver's licenses
of persons who are stopped for DUI and who refuse to submit to
preliminary breath tests or field sobriety tests. Permits temporary
impounding of a vehicle in certain cases. Requires hospital
administrators, physicians, and nurses to notify local law enforcement
agencies of the treatment of persons who receive injuries from the
operation of a motor vehicle or when a fatality has resulted from the
operation of a motor vehicle. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections.
Prohibits the court from assigning supervision to a defendant charged
with driving a motor vehicle on a revoked or suspended license when
the suspension or revocation was for violating the field sobriety test
provision of the Vehicle Code if the defendant was convicted or
assigned supervision within the last 10 years for driving on a revoked
or suspended license. Makes other changes.
FISCAL NOTE (Secretary of State)
The fiscal impact would be $584,000 in the first year, and an
additional $320,000 each year thereafter.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Corrections population and fiscal impacts would be minimal.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 5/11-501.4-1
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/6-206.1 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-206.1
Further amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to provide that a law
enforcement officer of this State who is investigating a person for
any violation of the DUI laws of this State may travel to an adjoin-
ing State where the person has been transported for medical care
to complete an investigation and request that the person submit to
the requisite test or tests. Provides for additional procedures for
the issuance of judicial driving permits.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Department of Corrections)
There is no fiscal or prison population impact on DOC.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Illinois State Police)
There would be no measurable fiscal impact on the State Police.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/1-129.1 new
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the bill
as introduced with certain exceptions. Provides that the Secretary of
State is not authorized to suspend the driving privileges of a person
solely for a failure to submit to a breath screening test or a field
sobriety test if the person has not previously (i) refused to submit
to a preliminary breath screening test or a field sobriety test, (ii)
refused to submit to a chemical test, or (iii) been convicted or given
supervision for a violation of the DUI laws. Provides that a person
is excused from performing a field sobriety test if the person takes a
chemical test of blood, breath, or urine. Provides for a hearing and
procedures for a person who has had his or her license suspended for a
failure to submit to a breath screening test or a field sobriety test.
Authorizes the Secretary of State to issue a restricted driving permit
to a person who has had his or her license suspended for specified
reasons if the person consents to a breath-alcohol ignition interlock
device installed in his or her car. Provides that a law enforcement
officer investigating a person for a violation of the DUI laws may
travel to an adjoining state to which the person has been transported
for medical care to request that the person submit to a specified test
or tests. Provides that when a person fails to submit to a breath
screening test or a field sobriety test, it shall be entered on the
person's driving record. Provides a definition for ignition interlock
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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