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By Shaylee Ragar and Tim Pierce
UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism 

Lawmakers Weigh Bills on DUI, Child and Family Services, Abortion and Student Overtime Pay

Legislative roundup - Week 6

 

February 21, 2019



As Montana lawmakers consider overhauling the state’s DUI laws, the Montana Highway Patrol wants to dispel myths about blood alcohol levels.

Last week, the Highway Patrol hosted a demonstration for lawmakers to show just how much alcohol it actually takes to be beyond legal limits.

The event included four volunteers from Highway Patrol who drank a substantial amount within two hours, and then were given a field sobriety test, including a walk-and-turn test. It proved to be tricky for some.

Participant Terie Moseman says she volunteered because she wants increased protections for her ki...



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