Assembly Panel Ok’s Albano, Milam, Mainor & Burzichelli Bill Toughening Penalties for Repeat DUI Offenses
Legislation Advances in Wake of Vineland Man Charged with 5 DUIs in 5 Weeks
(TRENTON) – An Assembly panel on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Nelson Albano, Matthew Milam, Charles Mainor and John Burzichelli that would toughen the penalties for repeat DUI offenders. The bill stems from the recent arrest of a Vineland man for his fifth DUI charge in as many weeks.
“One DUI arrest is too many, but five is unacceptable and clearly indicative of a greater problem,” said Albano (D-Cape May/Atlantic/Cumberland). “Anyone who repeatedly jeopardizes the safety of others should not be allowed to get right back on the road and do it again. This bill will help eliminate that possibility…”
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