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STATE HOUSE â€“ The Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to hear and consider a host of bills related to motor vehicle violations Thursday.
The hearings were scheduled for after the Times went to press.
Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski (D-District 37, South Kingstown, New Shoreham) is sponsoring five of the bills under consideration. Sosnowskiâ€™s bills include S 2231 and S 2474, which would grant judges and magistrates the authority to prohibit drivers adjudicated of certain motor vehicle offenses, such as driving under the influence of liquor and/or drugs, from operating a motor vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock system. Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is sponsoring bill S 2474.
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