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HB 2377

AN ACT concerning driving; relating to driving under the influence; authorizing reinstatement of a driver's license for certain persons with an ignition interlock device restriction; removing the motorized bicycle license option for persons whose driving privileges are suspended for a DUI-related offense; relating to commercial drivers' licenses; increasing the period of disqualification for certain offenses and allowing certain persons disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle to have commercial driving privileges restored; prohibiting prosecuting attorneys from concealing certain traffic violations from the CDLIS driver report; modifying the criminal penalties for driving a commercial motor vehicle under the influence and driving under the influence, authorizing courts to waive certain fines and clarifying that amendment or dismissal of certain charges is permitted; allowing persons with suspended driving privileges to seek driving privileges restricted to driving only a motor vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device earlier in the suspension period; requiring persons with an ignition interlock device restriction to complete the ignition interlock device program before driving privileges are fully reinstated; providing that the highway patrol has oversight of state certification of ignition interlock manufacturers and their service providers; requiring the secretary of revenue to adopt certain rules and regulations related to ignition interlock device program costs; providing for reduced ignition interlock device program costs for certain persons; reducing the restricted driving privileges period for certain persons less than 21 years of age; clarifying that a city attorney or a county or district attorney shall not enter into a diversion agreement for certain traffic violations if the defendant is a commercial driver's license holder; amending K.S.A. 8-1016 and K.S.A. 2021 Supp. 8-235, 8-241, 8-2,142, 8-2,144, 8-2,150, 8-1014, 8-1015, 8-1567, 8-1567a, 12-4415, 21-6604, 21-6804 and 22-2908 and repealing the existing sections.

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Senate - Conference Committee Report was adopted; - 04/01/2022

On roll call the vote was:

Yea - (39):

Alley, Baumgardner, Billinger, Bowers, Claeys, Corson, Dietrich, Doll, Erickson, Fagg, Faust-Goudeau, Francisco, Gossage, Haley, Hawk, Hilderbrand, Holland, Holscher, Kerschen, Kloos, Longbine, Masterson, McGinn, O'Shea, Olson, Peck, Petersen, Pettey, Pittman, Pyle, Ryckman, Straub, Suellentrop, Sykes, Thompson, Tyson, Ware, Warren, Wilborn,

Nay - (1):

Steffen,

Present and Passing - (0):

Absent and Not Voting - (0):

Not Voting - (0):