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2006 House Bill 3317: Enhancing DUI sentences
Introduced by Rep. Patricia Lantz, (D-Gig Harbor) (D) on February 27, 2006
To change provisions relating to driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 27, 2006
Received in the Senate on March 1, 2006
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 1, 2006
Amendment offered to the Senate on March 6, 2006
By the Senate Judiciary Committee, to correct language in the bill to reflect that if the offender is a juvenile, he or she will be punished according to RCW 13.40. The "wash out" periods under the sentencing reform act and the current DUI laws are clarified as they apply to felony DUI convictions. The amendment was ruled out of order on 3/7/06.
Amendment offered to the Senate on March 6, 2006
By the Senate Judiciary Committee, to strike everything after the enacting clause and insert a new bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 7, 2006
Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on March 6, 2006
Amendment offered by Sen. Mike Carrell (Lakewood) (R) on March 7, 2006
To amend the requirement that an offender must have four or more prior offenses within seven years in order to be convicted of a class C felony to provide that an offender must have four or more prior offenses within ten years. Changes the effective date to July 1, 2007. S AMD 410.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 7, 2006
Received in the House on March 8, 2006
To concur in Senate amendments, for final passage of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Christine Gregoire on March 15, 2006
To make a 5th DUI conviction in 10 years a felony offense, taking effect in 2007.

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