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2018 Regular Session



Motor Vehicles - Alcohol- or Drug-Related Driving Offenses - Testing Requirement

Sponsored by:

Delegate Malone


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring a police officer who has reasonable grounds to believe that an individual has been driving or attempting to drive while under the influence or while impaired by alcohol, drugs, or controlled dangerous substances in violation of certain laws to provide certain medical personnel with a certain signed statement; and requiring medical personnel, on receipt of a signed statement from a police officer, to perform a certain test regardless of whether the person to be tested consents to the test.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Malone, Atterbeary, Aumann, Carozza, Ciliberti, Cluster, Corderman, Kipke, Kittleman, McComas, Metzgar, Parrott, and Rey
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0722
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Motor Vehicle Operation
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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February 25, 2018 2:27 P.M.