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2017 Senate Bill 80: Expand vehicle accident chemical analysis testing
Introduced by Sen. Wayne Schmidt (R) on February 1, 2017 To revise a law establishing that if the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident is taken to the hospital and a urine sample is collected for medical treatment, the results of a chemical analysis are admissible in court to show the presence of alcohol or a controlled substance. The bill would also make blood and urine samples admissible in cases where there is probable to believe the individual caused a fatal accident.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 1, 2017
Reported in the Senate on February 15, 2017 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 29 to 7 in the Senate on February 28, 2017.
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(same description)
To revise a law establishing that if the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident is taken to the hospital and a urine sample is collected for medical treatment, the results of a chemical analysis are admissible in court to show the presence of alcohol or a controlled substance. The bill would also make blood and urine samples admissible in cases where there is probable to believe the individual caused a fatal accident.
Received in the House on February 28, 2017
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 28, 2017

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