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2007 House Bill 4289: Revise drunk driving ignition interlock device rules

Public Act 461 of 2008

Introduced by Rep. Bob Constan (D) on February 20, 2007 To prohibit and establish penalties for a person convicted of drunk driving and allowed only to drive a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device who drives any other vehicle, and revise interlock device standards. This is part of a package creating a new high blood alcohol level drunk driving offense (above .15 milliliters per liter of blood). See House Bills 4920 and 4921.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation Committee on February 20, 2007
Reported in the House on March 15, 2007 With the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on March 15, 2007
Reported in the House on July 18, 2007 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on October 10, 2007
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on October 10, 2007
Substitute offered by Rep. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on October 10, 2007 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises various administrative details and postpones the effective date until Oct. 1, 2010.
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on October 10, 2007
Substitute offered by Rep. Bob Constan (D) on October 10, 2007 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details based on extensive testimony and "fine tuning." The main substance of the bill as previously described is not changed. This version does not postpone the effective date from 2008 to 2010.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on October 10, 2007
Amendment offered by Rep. Marc Corriveau (D) on October 10, 2007 To eliminate definitions of injuries and "serious impairment" that are defined elsewhere in statute.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on October 10, 2007
Amendment offered by Rep. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on October 10, 2007 To move the effective date of the bill back to Oct. 1, 2010.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on October 10, 2007
Passed 96 to 12 in the House on October 11, 2007 To prohibit a person convicted of drunk driving and allowed only to drive a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device from driving any other vehicle, subject to up to six months in jail, a $5,000 fine, and automatic immediate impoundment of the vehicle not containing the device. The bill also revises the required interlock device standards, and requires review of these every four years. It is bill is part of a package creating a new high blood alcohol level drunk driving offense (above .15 milliliters per liter of blood). See Senate Bill 1134.
Received in the Senate on October 16, 2007
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on October 16, 2007
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 10, 2008 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that does not have the provisions revising the required interlock device standards, and requires review of these every four years.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 10, 2008
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 10, 2008 To prohibit a person convicted of drunk driving and allowed only to drive a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device from driving any other vehicle, subject to up to six months in jail, a $5,000 fine, and automatic immediate impoundment of the vehicle not containing the device. The bill is bill is part of a package creating a new high blood alcohol level drunk driving offense (above .15 milliliters per liter of blood). See Senate Bill 1134.
Received in the House on December 11, 2008
Amendment offered by Rep. Paul Condino (D) on December 18, 2008 To establish a new date on which the bill will go into effect if passed.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 18, 2008
Passed 104 to 1 in the House on December 18, 2008 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill, except with a new effective date.
Received in the Senate on December 18, 2008
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 18, 2008 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on January 9, 2009

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