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IMPORTANT: SOMETIME IN 2005 all fines for DUI offenses will increase to fund D.P.S. and whatever pet projects they think are appropriate.

ARIZONA DUI FINE INCREASES EFFECTIVE  March 14, 2004.

These fines are payable to the Prison Construction and Operations Fund "Prison Fund" [See A.R.S. � 41-1651] for the purpose of building prisons, paying retention stipends of up to $100.00 per pay period (bonuses to prison guards) [See A.R.S. � 41-1651 Sec. 19], and establishment of a prison drug rehabilitation program.  [See A.R.S. � 41-1651 Sec. 20]

First Offense Misdemeanor:

  • A.R.S. � 13-1381(A)(1) & (A)(2) - Impaired Driving or Driving with BAC > .08
    • Current fine is $250.00 plus surcharge. [A.R.S. � 13-1381(I)(2)]
    • NEW "Prison Fund" assessment of $500.00. [A.R.S. � 13-1381(I)(4)]
  • A.R.S. � 13-1382 - Extreme DUI - BAC > .15
    • Current fine is $250.00 plus surcharge [A.R.S. � 13-1382(D)(2)]
    • Plus a $250.00 Extreme DUI assessment [A.R.S. � 13-1382(D)(3)]
    • NEW "Prison Fund" assessment of $1,000.00. [A.R.S. � 13-1382(D)()]

Second Offense Misdemeanor:

  • A.R.S. � 13-1381(A)(1) & (A)(2) - Impaired Driving or Driving with BAC > .08
    • Current fine is $500.00 plus surcharge. [A.R.S. � 13-1381(I)(2)]
    • NEW "Prison Fund" assessment of $1,250.00. [A.R.S. � 13-1381(K)(2)]
  • A.R.S. � 13-1382 - Extreme DUI - BAC > .15
    • Current fine is $500.00 plus surcharge [A.R.S. � 13-1382(F)(2)]
    • NEW "Prison Fund" assessment of $1,250.00. [A.R.S. � 13-1382(F)(6)]

First Offense Aggravated (Felony) DUI:

  • A.R.S. � 13-1383 - Aggravated DUI - Three misdemeanor DUI convictions within 5 years, or any DUI while driver license suspended, or any DUI with a minor < 15 years of age in vehicle.
    • Current fine is up to $150,000.00 plus surcharge
    • Mandatory Minimum Fine of $750.00. [A.R.S. � 13-1383(J)(3)]
    • Aggravated DUI Assessment of $250.00. [A.R.S. � 13-1383(J)(2)]
    • NEW "Prison Fund" Assessment of $1,500.00. [A.R.S. � 13-1383(J)(4)]
 

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