Legislature(2005 - 2006)BUTROVICH 205

02/28/2006 08:30 AM JUDICIARY


Download Mp3. <- Right click and save file as

* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+= SJR 20 CONST. AM: BENEFITS & MARRIAGE TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
*+ SB 284 SENTENCING FOR ALCOHOL-RELATED CRIMES TELECONFERENCED
Heard & Held
+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
= SB 216 BAIL RESTRICTIONS
Heard & Held
= SB 222 PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Heard & Held
          SB 284-SENTENCING FOR ALCOHOL-RELATED CRIMES                                                                      
                                                                                                                              
9:38:16 AM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR RALPH SEEKINS announced SB 284 to be up for consideration.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR GENE THERRIAULT, sponsor,  noted that current language in                                                               
the bill requires  that the penalty would be for  the lifetime of                                                               
the defendant.  He said  he would  consider adding  language that                                                               
provides for time  up to the lifetime of the  defendant. It could                                                               
be up  to the discretion  of the court as  to the length  of time                                                               
the defendant would be ordered to abstain from drinking alcohol.                                                                
                                                                                                                                
9:41:01 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR THERRIAULT noted page 1  line 9 allows for consumption of                                                               
alcohol by prescription of a  medical professional for healthcare                                                               
purposes.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  GRETCHEN GUESS  asked for  the definition  of "alcoholic                                                               
beverage."                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MR.  STANCLIFF advised  he  would research  with  the drafter  to                                                               
ascertain whether there was an existing definition in statutes.                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
9:44:24 AM                                                                                                                    
SENATOR HOLLIS  FRENCH suggested adding multiple  DWI convictions                                                               
to the list for lifetime ban of alcohol.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SEEKINS held SB 284 in committee.                                                                                         

Document Name Date/Time Subjects