An Act To Allow Ignition Interlock Devices on Vehicles Operated by First-time Offenders of Operating Under the Influence
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §2411, sub-§5, ¶A, as amended by PL 2009, c. 447, §41, is further amended to read:
(1) A fine of not less than $500, except that if the person failed to submit to a test, a fine of not less than $600;
(2) A court-ordered suspension of a driver's license for a period of 90 150 days; and
(3) A period of incarceration as follows:
(a) Not less than 48 hours when the person:
(i) Was tested as having an alcohol level of 0.15 grams or more of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood or 210 liters of breath;
(ii) Was exceeding the speed limit by 30 miles per hour or more;
(iii) Eluded or attempted to elude an officer; or
(iv) Was operating with a passenger under 21 years of age; and
(b) Not less than 96 hours when the person failed to submit to a test at the request of a law enforcement officer;
Sec. 2. 29-A MRSA §2486, sub-§1-A, as amended by PL 2011, c. 654, §15, is further amended to read:
Sec. 3. 29-A MRSA §2508, sub-§1, as amended by PL 2011, c. 335, §13, is further amended to read:
A person whose license is reinstated pursuant to this subsection shall pay an administrative fee of $50 to the Secretary of State, in addition to the fee required by section 2486, subsection 1-A.
Sec. 4. 29-A MRSA §2508, sub-§1-A is enacted to read:
Sec. 5. 29-A MRSA §2508, sub-§4, as enacted by PL 2007, c. 531, §6 and affected by §10, is amended to read:
A person whose license is suspended as a result of a conviction or adjudication pursuant to this subsection is not entitled to the issuance of any type of license until the suspension period has expired.
Sec. 6. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.
SECRETARY OF STATE, DEPARTMENT OF
Administration - Motor Vehicles 0077
Initiative: Provides funding for one Office Associate II position and related costs to process additional requests for ignition interlock devices.
POSITIONS - LEGISLATIVE COUNT
|HIGHWAY FUND TOTAL||$63,949||$63,353|
Sec. 7. Effective date. Those sections of this Act that amend the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 29-A, section 2411, subsection 5, paragraph A and section 2508, subsection 1 take effect on December 1, 2013.