2011 - 2012 LEGISLATURE
December 6, 2011 - Introduced by Senators C. Larson, Carpenter, S. Coggs and
Schultz, cosponsored by Representatives Staskunas, Pasch, C. Taylor,
Spanbauer, Clark, Richards, Zepnick and Hulsey. Referred to Committee on
Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations.
1An Act to repeal
343.301 (1g) (b) 1. and 343.301 (1g) (b) 2.; and to renumber
343.301 (1g) (b) (intro.) of the statutes; relating to: requiring an
3ignition interlock device for first drunken driving offenses.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, a court is required to order a person's motor vehicle
operating privilege be restricted to operating vehicles that are equipped with an
ignition interlock device if a person commits a second or subsequent offense related
to operating a vehicle while intoxicated or a first offense while his or her alcohol
concentration is 0.15 or greater, refuses to take a test for intoxication, or injures or
kills a person while operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Under current law, the
operating privilege restriction stays in place for not less than one year nor more than
the maximum operating privilege revocation period permitted for the refusal or
This bill requires a court to order the operating privileges of a person who
commits a first offense related to operating a vehicle while intoxicated, regardless
of his or her alcohol concentration, be restricted to operating vehicles that are
equipped with an ignition interlock device. The draft does not change the minimum
or maximum periods for the restriction.
For further information see the state and local fiscal estimate, which will be
printed as an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
SB320, s. 1
343.301 (1g) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 343.301 (1g) 2
(b) and amended to read:
(b) (intro.) The person violated s. 346.63 (1) or (2), 940.09 (1), or 4
940.25 and either of the following applies:.
SB320, s. 2
343.301 (1g) (b) 1. of the statutes is repealed.
SB320, s. 3
343.301 (1g) (b) 2. of the statutes is repealed.