Education effort to help ignition interlock proposal next session

A proposal championed by Sen. John Rafferty (R-Montgomery) to allow ignition interlock devices to be used for first-time DUI offenders failed to gain the necessary support to cross the finish line this session, but the effort came close.

After being amended in House Bill 1357, which unanimously passed the Senate in early October, the legislation died sitting in the House Rules Committee—just two steps away from final passage—in the final days of the 2013-2014 legislative session.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
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