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Noah’s Law takes effect in Maryland

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ROCKVILLE – A new law intended to curb drunken driving went into effect in Maryland on October 1, 10 months after a drunk driver struck and killed Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta.

“Noah’s Law” expands the ignition interlock installation requirements of those convicted of drunk driving. The devices require the driver to take a breathalyzer test prior to driving.

If the driver has a blood alcohol level above a predetermined amount the vehicle will not start thus keeping an inebriated driver off the streets.

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“Still On The Job”

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Parents of slain officer cheer as legislature passes “Noah’s Law” in closing moments

 

ANNAPOLIS -- It took until the last hour of the 2016 regular session, but the Maryland General Assembly passed Noah's Law Monday night, "the strongest drunk driving ignition interlock bill in the entire country," according to state Del. Ben Kramer (D-15).

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said he plans to sign the bill into law.

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State battles over "Noah's law"

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ANNAPOLIS – The House of Delegates and state Senate will need to reconcile two substantial differences and other minor ones in order to pass the Drunk Driving Reduction Act more commonly known as Noah's Law this year.

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