SENATE BILL 517
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
Daniel A. Ivey-Soto
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES; ESTABLISHING THE CRIME OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED WITH A MINOR IN THE VEHICLE; PROVIDING A PENALTY.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. A new section of Chapter 66, Article 8 NMSA 1978 is enacted to read:
"[NEW MATERIAL] DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED WITH A MINOR IN THE VEHICLE--PENALTY.--
A. Driving while intoxicated with a minor in the vehicle consists of a person driving a vehicle with an alcohol concentration of eight one hundredths or more in the person's blood or breath at the time of driving when a minor is in the vehicle. Whoever commits driving while intoxicated with a minor in the vehicle is guilty of a misdemeanor.
B. As used in this section, "minor" means an individual who is younger than eighteen years of age."
SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.--The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2019.
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