§ 169A.20 Driving While Impaired
§ 169A.24 First-Degree Driving While Impaired
§ 169A.25 Second-Degree Driving While Impaired
§ 169A.26 Third-Degree Driving While Impaired
§ 169A.27 Fourth-Degree Driving While Impaired
§ 169A.275 Mandatory Penalties; Nonfelony Violations
§ 169A.276 Mandatory Penalties; Felony Violations
§ 169A.277 Long-Term Monitoring
§ 169A.28 Consecutive Sentences
§ 169A.283 Stay of Execution of Sentence
§ 169A.284 Chemical Dependency Assessment Charge; Surcharge
§ 169A.285 Penalty Assessment
§ 169A.31 Alcohol-Related School Bus or Head Start Bus Driving
§ 169A.33 Underage Drinking and Driving
§ 169A.35 Open Bottle Law
§ 169A.37 License Plate Impoundment Violation Crimes

Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes > Chapter 169A > CRIMINAL PROVISIONS

  • Aggravating factor: includes :

    (1) a qualified prior impaired driving incident within the ten years immediately preceding the current offense;

    (2) having an alcohol concentration of 0. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03

  • Alcohol concentration: means :

    (1) the number of grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood;

    (2) the number of grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath; or

    (3) the number of grams of alcohol per 67 milliliters of urine. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Commercial motor vehicle: has the meaning given in section 169. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of public safety or a designee. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Controlled substance: has the meaning given in section 152. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • court administrator: means the court administrator of the court in which the action or proceeding is pending, and "court administrator's office" means that court administrator's office. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Driver: has the meaning given in section 169. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gross misdemeanor: means a crime for which a person may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than one year, or to payment of a fine of not more than $3,000, or both. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Head Start bus: has the meaning given in section 169. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Intoxicating substance: means a drug or chemical, as those terms are defined in section 151. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: means a crime for which a person may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or to payment of a fine of not more than $1,000, or both. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle that is self-propelled and every vehicle that is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Motorboat: has the meaning given in section 86B. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Owner: has the meaning given in section 169. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualified prior impaired driving incident: includes prior impaired driving convictions and prior impaired driving-related losses of license. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • School bus: has the meaning given in section 169. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • seal: includes an impression thereof upon the paper alone, as well as an impression on a wafer, wax, or other substance thereto attached. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • state: extends to and includes the District of Columbia and the several territories. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Street or highway: has the meaning given in section 169. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Tax: means any fee, charge, exaction, or assessment imposed by a governmental entity on an individual, person, entity, transaction, good, service, or other thing. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Vehicle: has the meaning given in section 169. See Minnesota Statutes 169A.03