SB 865 Punitive damages for driving while intoxicated.
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Summary as introduced:
Punitive damages for driving while intoxicated. Provides that the plaintiff may offer competent evidence, not limited to the test results following an arrest for drunk driving, to rebut the defendant's evidence that the defendant's blood alcohol concentration was less than 0.15 percent or more by weight by volume or 0.15 grams or more per 210 liters of breath. The amount necessary to establish punitive damages culpability is 0.15 percent or more by weight by volume or 0.15 grams or more per 210 liters of breath. The bill also clarifies that exemplary damages may be awarded for willful and wanton conduct that is not specifically described in the section.

Full text:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 030619518  pdf

Status:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 030619518
01/08/03  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/03  Senate: Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice by voice vote