2007 -- H 5961
A N A C T
RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- ADJUDICATION OF TRAFFIC OFFENSES
Introduced By: Representatives O`Neill, Sullivan, and Jackson
Date Introduced: March 01, 2007
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 31-41.1-11 of the General Laws in Chapter 31-41.1 entitled
"Adjudication of Traffic Offenses" is hereby amended to read as follows:
31-41.1-11. Jurisdiction. -- (a) The traffic tribunal shall have exclusive original
over the adjudication of charges under
section subdivision 31-27-2.1(b)(1)
submit to chemical test first violation).
(b) The district court shall have exclusive original jurisdiction over the adjudication of
charges under subdivisions 31-27-2.1(b)(2) and (3) (Refusal to submit to chemical test, second
violation and third and subsequent violations).
(b) (c) Nothing in subsections (a) and (b) of this
section shall be deemed to abrogate the
jurisdiction of any municipal court under the provisions of chapter 18 of title 8 of the general
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.