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Criminal Procedure - Preliminary Breath Test - Evidence

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valentino-Smith


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Authorizing a court, in a specified revocation of probation proceeding, to consider the results of a specified preliminary breath test of alcohol concentration as evidence that the defendant failed to abstain from the use of alcohol under specified circumstances; authorizing the State to use the results of a preliminary breath test to prove probable cause or reasonable grounds or in a specified revocation of probation proceeding; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Valentino-Smith, Clippinger, Howard, Hubbard, A. Kelly, Niemann, Swain, Valderrama, and Vaughn
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving
Narrow Subject(s):Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Chemical Tests
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Parole and Probation

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October 24, 2017 1:52 P.M.