91st General Assembly
Summary of SB1457
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Short description: 
VEH CD-FIELD SOBRIETY                                                      

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code.  Provides  that  a  person  who      
   drives  or  is  in actual physical control of a motor vehicle upon the      
   public highways of this State is  deemed  to  have  given  consent  to      
   standardized  field sobriety tests or a portable breathalyzer test, or      
   both, if a law enforcement officer has  reasonable  suspicion  of  the      
   driver's  impairment.   Provides  that  the results of the test may be      
   used by the defendant  as  evidence  in  an  administrative  or  court      
   proceeding  involving DUI or implied consent.  Provides for suspension      
   of a driver's license if a person refuses the field sobriety  test  or      
   the  portable  breathalyzer  test.  Permits  the Secretary of State to      
   issue a restricted driving permit following the suspension of  driving      
   privileges  after  at  least  30  days  from the effective date of the      
   suspension.  Provides that following a second or subsequent suspension      
   of driving privileges that is based upon the person having refused  or      
   failed  to  complete  a  test or tests to determine his or her alcohol      
   concentration, the Secretary of State may issue a  restricted  driving      
   permit  after  at  least  6  months  from  the  effective  date of the      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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