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SB 1298, 70th Regular Session
Defining "intoxicated" in terms of alcohol concentration or presence of a controlled substance or drug; relating to liability of persons who take blood samples to obtain evidence of such concentration or presence; relating to obtaining such evidence in autopsies; and relating to participation in pretrial diversion programs of persons convicted of offenses involving such concentration or presence and use of the fact of such participation in assessing penalties after subsequent convictions; amending Subsections (c) and (h) of Section 3, Chapter 434, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969, as amended (Article 67011-5, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); Subsection (b) of Section 19.05, Penal Code, as amended; Article 49.03, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended; and Subsection (a), Section 10, Article 42.12, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended.

Last action: Referred to Economic Development

Author: Bill Sarpalius

Subjects:
BLOOD & MEDICAL TESTS
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
Law Enforcement
PEACE OFFICERS
Vehicles & Traffic--DWI & DUID

Senate Committee: Economic Development (O.H. Harris, Bob Glasgow, Richard Anderson, Kenneth Armbrister, Roy Blake, Gene Green, Don Henderson, Grant Jones, John Leedom, John Montford, Bill Sims)

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