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BILL AS PASSED BY SENATE 2007-2008

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S.168

AN ACT RELATING TO OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  23 V.S.A. § 1200 is amended to read:

§ 1200.  DEFINITIONS

As used in this subchapter,:

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(2)  “Drug” means:

(A)  a regulated drug as defined in section 4201 of Title 18; or

(B)  any substance or combination of substances, other than alcohol, which affects the nervous system, brain, or muscles of a person as to noticeably and appreciably impair the person’s ability to safely drive a vehicle in the manner that an ordinarily prudent and cautious person, in full possession of his or her faculties, using reasonable care, would drive a similar vehicle under like conditions.

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Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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