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SB 207 - Authorizes Peace Officers to Conduct Roadside Saliva Drug Test - Michigan Key Vote

Wayne Schmidt voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Peace Officers to Conduct Roadside Saliva Drug Test

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (-) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Peace Officers to Conduct Roadside Saliva Drug Test

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a pilot program that authorizes a peace officer to conduct a roadside saliva drug test.

Highlights:
  • Establishes a pilot program that authorizes a peace officer certified as a Drug Recognition Expert to conduct a preliminary oral fluid analysis on an individual operating a motor vehicle, if the officer has reasonable cause to believe that the individual is impaired by a controlled substance (Sec. 625R).
  • Classifies the refusal of an individual to submit to an oral fluid analysis as a civil infraction, punishable by a fine of up to $100, imprisonment for up to 93 days, or both (Sec. 625R).
  • Authorizes a peace officer to arrest an individual based in whole or in part on the results of an oral fluid analysis (Sec. 625R). 
  • Specifies that the results of an oral fluid analysis are admissible in a criminal prosecution or an administrative hearing (Sec. 625R). 
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Peace Officers to Conduct Roadside Saliva Drug Test

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