Ind. Code § 9-30-5-1

Current through P.L. 178-2022, P.L.2-2022SP1
Section 9-30-5-1 - Class C misdemeanor; defense
(a) A person who operates a vehicle with an alcohol concentration equivalent to at least eight-hundredths (0.08) gram of alcohol but less than fifteen-hundredths (0.15) gram of alcohol per:
(1) one hundred (100) milliliters of the person's blood; or
(2) two hundred ten (210) liters of the person's breath;

commits a Class C misdemeanor.

(b) A person who operates a vehicle with an alcohol concentration equivalent to at least fifteen-hundredths (0.15) gram of alcohol per:
(1) one hundred (100) milliliters of the person's blood; or
(2) two hundred ten (210) liters of the person's breath;

commits a Class A misdemeanor.

(c) A person who operates a vehicle with a controlled substance listed in schedule I or II of IC 35-48-2 or its metabolite in the person's blood commits a Class C misdemeanor.
(d) It is a defense to subsection (c) that:
(1) the accused person consumed the controlled substance in accordance with a valid prescription or order of a practitioner (as defined in IC 35-48-1) who acted in the course of the practitioner's professional practice; or
(2) the:
(A) controlled substance is marijuana or a metabolite of marijuana;
(B) person was not intoxicated;
(C) person did not cause a traffic accident; and
(D) substance was identified by means of a chemical test taken pursuant to IC 9-30-7.

IC 9-30-5-1

Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-11-2-1.

Amended by P.L. 49-2021,SEC. 1, eff. 7/1/2021.
Amended by P.L. 142-2020,SEC. 8, eff. 7/1/2020.
Amended by P.L. 63-2018,SEC. 1, eff. 7/1/2018.
As added by P.L. 2-1991, SEC.18. Amended by P.L. 33-1997, SEC.7; P.L. 266-1999, SEC.2; P.L. 1-2000, SEC.6; P.L. 1-2000, SEC.7; P.L. 175-2001, SEC.5.