Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Enhanced DUI penalty bill clears House

HB10-1347, which will expand penalties and restrict discretionary sentences for repeat DUI/DWAI offenders, has been approved by the Colorado House and will now be considered by the State Senate. Among many new provisions, the bill mandates a minimum 60-day jail sentence for thrice-convicted offenders, as well as restricting the availability of sentencing alternatives such as in-home detention. The entire bill can be found at

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