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Mandatory Prison Proposed for Some Drunk Drivers Submitted: 05/02/2013
Madison - The worst drunk drivers would automatically go to prison under a bill due for a hearing before an Assembly committee. The measure would require a minimum 3-year prison sentence for 7th, 8th or 9th time drunken drivers. There would be a minimum 4-year sentence for those with ten or more convictions. Anyone who hurts somebody while driving with a blood alcohol content between point zero four percent and point zero eight percent would spend at least 30 days in jail. The Assembly Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing on the ideas today at the state Capitol. The panel is not expected to vote on the proposal just yet. (Copyright 2013 Associated Press - All Rights Reserved)

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