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HB 2617 - Mandatory Drug Testing for Drivers Causing Serious Accidents - Key Vote

Kansas Key Votes

Kevin Yoder voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Mandatory Drug Testing for Drivers Causing Serious Accidents

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (37-0) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (121-0) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (40-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (117-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Mandatory Drug Testing for Drivers Causing Serious Accidents

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires law enforcement officers to test drivers deemed responsible for serious accidents for alcohol and drugs.

Highlights:
-Allows that a law enforcement officer may choose not to administer a test for alcohol and drugs if he has reasonable grounds to believe that the actions of the driver did not contribute to the accident [sec. 1 (b)]. -Allows the law enforcement officer to charge the county where the accident occurred for any costs incurred by performing the test. The county may in turn pass these costs along to the driver [sec. 2 (b)].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Drug Testing for Drivers in Serious Accidents

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