DE SB184 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on January 23 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-27 - Amendment HA 1 to SB 184 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act clarifies Delawares driving under the influence (DUI) law related to intensive inpatient or outpatient drug and alcohol treatment for felony DUI offenders. The current law has resulted in differing interpretations regarding treatment; specifically, whether treatment must be completed while incarcerated (Level V) or at home confinement (Level IV), rather than at community supervision (Level III or Level II). This has resulted in extending incarceration for some offenders or requiring out-of-state offenders to reside in Delaware to complete the mandated drug and alcohol abstinence program and drug and alcohol treatment program under ยง 4177(d)(9) of Title 21.

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An Act To Amend Title 21 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Driving A Vehicle While Under The Influence.


Roll Calls

2020-01-23 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-27 Amendment HA 1 to SB 184 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2020-01-29 Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 3 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
2020-01-24 Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House
2020-01-23 Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2020-01-23 Amendment SA 1 to SB 184 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2020-01-22 Reported Out of Committee (Transportation) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
2020-01-21 Amendment SA 1 to SB 184 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2019-07-31 Introduced and Assigned to Transportation Committee in Senate

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