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Drugged Driving or Operation of Vessel - Polysubstance Abuse

Sponsored by:

Delegate Smith


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Altering the elements of a specified drug-related driving offense and a specified drug-related operation of a vessel offense; eliminating a specified defense to specified drug-related offenses; increasing specified criminal penalties for specified drug-related offenses; altering specified administrative penalties for specified drug-related driving offenses; requiring a person who is convicted of specified drug-related driving offenses to undergo a mental health assessment and participate in specified programs; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Smith, B. Wilson, Cluster, and Rosenberg
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1039
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving
Narrow Subject(s):Accidents
Boats and Ships
Chemical Tests
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Drivers' Licenses
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Leases and Rent
Mental Health
Motor Vehicle Administration
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(10-302, 10-303, 10-305, 10-306, 10-308)
Article - Criminal Law
(2-505, 2-507, 3-211, 3-212)
Article - Natural Resources
Article - Transportation
(16-205, 16-205.1, 16-402, 18-105, 21-902, 26-202, 26-404, 26-405, 27-101, 11-109.1)

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October 24, 2017 5:06 P.M.