SB 0850 Expands Fresh Pursuit Powers to DWI Offenders
LR Number:S3238.01T Fiscal Note:3238-01
Committee:Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:05/07/96 - Signed by Governor
Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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Current Bill Summary

SB 850 - This act expands an out-of-state peace officer's fresh pursuit powers into Missouri to cases where the officer believes someone is driving while intoxicated or driving with excessive blood alcohol content. Under current law, the officer must believe that the person is committing a felony to exercise fresh pursuit powers. DWI is a Class B misdemeanor and driving with excessive blood alcohol content is a Class C misdemeanor.