HB 1407 Underage drinking and driving; punishable as Class 1 misdemeanor.
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Summary as introduced:
Punishment for underage drinking and driving; penalty.  Provides that "zero tolerance" (0.02% BAC) underage drinking and driving is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor. Currently, the punishment is loss of license for six months and a fine of no more than $500. This bill provides that the punishment must include forfeiture of such person's license to operate a motor vehicle for a period of one year from the date of conviction and either a mandatory minimum fine of $500 or 50 hours of community service. This bill is identical to SB 770.

Full text:
09/08/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100263D  pdf | impact statement
02/22/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1407ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/26/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0683)  pdf

Status:
09/08/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100263D
09/08/10  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/11  House: Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/02/11  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/04/11  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
02/06/11  House: Read first time
02/07/11  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/08/11  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/11  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/11  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/11  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N)
02/15/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/11  Senate: Read third time
02/16/11  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/11  House: Enrolled
02/22/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1407ER)
02/22/11  House: Signed by Speaker
02/23/11  Senate: Signed by President
03/26/11  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 683 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0683)