Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5553
Session Year 2012


AN ACT CONCERNING SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAMS.

To: (1) Revise the penalty for a third conviction of operating a motor vehicle under the influence to allow reinstatement of an operator's license after two years with lifetime installation and maintenance of an approved ignition interlock device, (2) provide conformity for the victim impact panel program fees by amending one reference to such fee to reflect the amount of seventy-five dollars, and (3) permit persons who were eligible to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles treatment and assessment program that was repealed effective January 1, 2012, to complete participation in such program and seek reinstatement of an operator's license or nonresident operating privilege in accordance with the requirements of the program that were in effect December 31, 2011, and establish a similar optional program for new offenders.