SB 0161 Requires persons guilty of boating while intoxicated to complete the SATOP program
LR Number:0282S.01I Fiscal Note:0282-01
Last Action:01/28/03 - Second Read and Referred S Transportation Committee Journal page:S143
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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Current Bill Summary

SB 161 - Under current law, persons who plead guilty or are found guilty of driving while intoxicated and driving with excessive blood alcohol content are required to successfully complete a substance abuse traffic offender program, pay the fees required for the program, and pay a supplemental fee of $60 to the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse within the Department of Mental Health. This act applies these requirements to persons who plead guilty or who are found guilty of reckless and drunken operation or use of boats or skis, negligent operation of a vessel, and operating a vessel with excessive blood alcohol content.

This act is similar to SB 1216 and HB 1686 (2002).