Senate Bill 823 would increase penalties for repeat drunk driving offenders, including mandating the use of ignition interlock devices on vehicles owned by individuals convicted of a second or subsequent DUI violation.
During one of the briefest legislative sessions in recent memory, the General Assembly ended a four-month controversy over whether illegally transporting firearms should be considered a felony or misdemeanor in Illinois.
On September 1, 1999, the third district of the Illinois Appellate Court reversed the trial court's decision to rescind the statutory summary suspension of the defendant's driver's license after the defendant was arrested for DUI.
If blood or urine tests to determine the presence of alcohol or drugs are ``conducted upon persons receiving medical treatment in a hospital emergency room for injuries resulting from a motor vehicle accident,'' PA 91-125 mandates disclosure of the results to police upon request.
Public Act 90-122 mandates a six- to 28-year prison term for a defendant found guilty of reckless homicide involving two or more deaths in a single course of conduct when the defendant is under the influence of alcohol or drugs.