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2009 Senate Bill 795: Create “sobriety court interlock project” pilot program

Public Act 155 of 2010

Introduced by Sen. Patricia Birkholz (R) on September 9, 2009
To establish the restricted drivers license provisions for individuals convicted of drunk driving who participate in “sobriety court interlock pilot project” program proposed by this and Senate Bill 794. Individuals convicted of drunk driving who have had their license suspended would be able to get a restricted license if they participated in the program, subject to a number of restrictions and conditions, including having the alcohol test locking device installed in their car.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 9, 2009
Reported in the Senate on February 2, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on February 4, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 4, 2010
Amendment offered by Sen. Deborah Cherry (D) on February 9, 2010
To repeal the “driver responsibility fees” (“bad driver tax”) that are assessed for various violations and must be paid for two consecutive years. These very expensive fees were originally adopted in 2003 to raise revenue so as avoid spending cuts in that year’s and subsequent state government budgets.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on February 9, 2010
Received in the House on February 9, 2010
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 9, 2010
Reported in the House on May 19, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 27, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 27, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Marc Corriveau (D) on May 27, 2010
To clarify a reference in the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 27, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Marc Corriveau (D) on May 27, 2010
To clarify a reference to the effective date of a relevent federal law.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 27, 2010
Passed 105 to 1 in the House on May 27, 2010.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To establish the restricted drivers license provisions for individuals convicted of drunk driving who participate in “sobriety court interlock pilot project” program proposed by this and House Bill 5273. Individuals convicted of drunk driving who have had their license suspended would be able to get a restricted license if they participated in the program, subject to a number of restrictions and conditions, including having the alcohol test locking device installed in their car.
Received in the Senate on July 28, 2010
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on September 2, 2010

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