View Amendment Current Amendment: 55A to Bill 150

Senator SENN proposed the following amendment (150R074.SP.SS):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, on page 28, Section 44-53-2230(B), by striking lines 36 through 40 and inserting:

/ (B)Nothing in this article may be construed to prevent the arrest or prosecution of a qualifying patient for reckless driving or driving under the influence of cannabis products if probable cause exist s. The mere presence of cannabis metabolites shall not automatically deem a person under the influence. If a qualified patient refuses to submit to a blood sample test, as provided in Section 56-5-2950, then the qualified patient's privilege to drive is suspended for at least six months and his registry identification card is suspended for six months. The qualified patient has the right to request a contested case hearing within thirty days of the issuance of the notice of suspension. If the person does not request a contested case hearing for all issues, including, but not limited to probable cause, the refusal of, or compliance with Section 56-5-2950, or if the qualified patient's suspension is upheld at the contested case hearing, then the qualified patient shall enroll in an Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program. Upon completion of the suspension period and the Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program, the qualified patient pay reapply for a registry identification card. /