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SB 941 - Increases Penalties for Public Intoxication - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Increases Penalties for Public Intoxication

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (46-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (104-87) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Penalties for Public Intoxication

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases fines for public intoxication and underage drinking.

Highlights:
  • Increases fines for public intoxication from $300 to the following amounts (Sec. 1):
    • $500 for the first violation; and
    • $1,000 for each subsequent violation.
  • Increases fines for individuals under the age of 21 who purchase, consume, possess, or knowingly transport alcoholic beverages from $500 for each violation to the following amounts (Sec. 1):
    • $500 for the first violation; and
    • $1,000 for each subsequent violation.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (45-3) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Increases Penalties for Public Intoxication

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