Legislative Opportunities

We can change Montana law to save lives.  Here are brief position papers on different strategies:

  • User fee to pay for DUI prevention:
  • Warrant to obtain specimen for first DUI refusal:
  • Increase Boating under the Influence Penalty:  BUI Penalty
  • Hold home owners/renters accountable for underage drinking parties:
  • Use oral fluid screening devices to test drivers for driving under the influence of drugs:
  • Lower perse limit for THC when combined with alcohol:
  • Require courts to monitor compliance with court ordered treatment after conviction for DUI:
  • Underage drinkers are underage drivers; toughen MIP penaties to keep kids from driving drunk:  MIP Penalty
  • Kids who drive drunk pay small fine and keep on driving; toughen penalites:  Minor DUI
  • Require alcohol ignition interlock device for every convicted drunk driver:  Mandatory Interlock
  • Improve use of interlocks by closing loopholes in licensing law:   Interlock
  • Expand penalty for failure to appear on DUI offenses:
  • Require treatment for Negligent Vehicular Assault and Negligent Vehicular Homicide
  • Require healthcare providers to report impaired drivers to DMV:  Medical Authority
  • Change vehicle seizure statute to seize vehicle used in DUI:  Vehicle Seizure