Families of Victims Killed by Drunk Drivers Call for Passage of Hill’s SB 1046

Families of victims killed by drunk drivers brought jarring physical evidence – the vehicle wrecked by a DUI offender – to the Capitol to demonstrate the need to prevent people from driving drunk. They joined Senator Jerry Hill, Mothers Against Drunk Driving representatives and law enforcement partners to urge passage of Hill’s SB 1046. The bill requires ignition interlocks for all convicted DUI offenders. View the video of the news conference video here. See photos here.

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KFBK Radio: Senator Jerry Hill says his bill that would put an ignition interlocking device in the car of every drunk driver could save thousands of lives.
May 23, 2016

Press Releases

Family Members of Victims Killed by Drunk Drivers Join Senator Hill, MADD & Law Enforcement Partners to Support SB 1046

Family members of victims killed by drunk drivers share their experiences to underscore the need to prevent drunk driving and require ignition interlock devices for DUI offenders. 

May 19, 2016

Hill, Gray & Hertzberg Applaud Governor's $10M Funding Commitment to California's Earthquake Early Warning System

State Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymember Adam Gray and Senator Robert Hertzberg applaud Governor Jerry Brown for his commitment today to start funding a statewide earthquake early warning system that would help save lives and protect the...

May 13, 2016

California Senate Passes Jerry Hill’s Bill to Crack Down on Water-Guzzling Households

The California Senate voted 23 to 11 today to pass Senator Jerry Hill’s legislation to crack down on excessive water users. The vote sent Senate Bill 814 to the Assembly for consideration by policy committees.

May 09, 2016