RESOLUTION NO. RS2002-1060
A resolution establishing a blood alcohol concentration test fee upon the conviction of driving while intoxicated and such fee is not to exceed fifty dollars ($50).
Whereas, Tennessee Code Annotated, § 55-10-403(h) authorizes counties with a metropolitan form of government to establish a blood alcohol concentration test fee, not to exceed fifty dollars ($50) to be assessed upon conviction of driving while intoxicated; and
Whereas, The Metropolitan
Government of Nashville and Davidson County is authorized to establish such
a fee and administers blood alcohol concentration tests on evidential breath
testing units and breath, blood, or urine are analyzed by a public funded forensic
laboratory, as specified in the statute; and
Whereas, it is in the best
interest of the Metropolitan Government to recover the cost of administering
Now, therefore, be it resolved
by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
Section 1. The Metropolitan
Government establishes a blood alcohol concentration test fee in the amount
of fifty dollars ($50) to be assessed upon any person convicted of driving while
intoxicated where an evidential breath testing unit is used to administer the
test or where the person convicted was the subject of a test of breath, blood,
or urine analyzed by a public funded forensic laboratory.
Section 2. All fees collected
under this resolution are to be distributed and used as set forth in Tennessee
Code Annotated, § 55-10-403(h)(3) and (4) or any subsequent amendment thereto.
Section 3. This resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: Jim Shulman
|Referred to:|| Budget
& Finance Committee
Public Safety Committee
|Introduced:||June 4, 2002|
|Deferred:||June 4, 2002|
|Adopted:||June 18, 2002|
|Approved:||June 21, 2002|