HB 26 – Revise Use of Alcohol Concentration Results

Primary House Sponsor: Rep. Mike Clampitt (R-Haywood, Jackson, Swain)


This bill would allow the alcohol concentration results of an alcohol screening test or a driver’s refusal to submit to a test to be used by a law-enforcement officer, be admissible in court, or used by an administrative agency when determining whether probable cause or reasonable grounds exists for believing (1) that the driver committed an implied-consent offense and, (2) that the driver consumed alcohol but not to prove a particular alcohol concentration.


Filed – 1/28/2021

This bill was referred to the following House Committees:

-Judiciary 2

-Rules, Calendar, Operations