When did the 10 year DUI law come in effect? 5 Answers as of August 18, 2014

My boyfriend got a DUI in 2003. Does he fit in the 10 year or 7 year off?

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Law Office of Peter F. Goldscheider
Law Office of Peter F. Goldscheider | Peter Goldscheider
If his new DUI is current then the 10 year rule applies regardless of when the priors occurred.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/18/2014
Law Office of Linda K. Frieder
Law Office of Linda K. Frieder | Linda K. Frieder, Esq.
Effective January 1, 2007, your DUI will again report on your driving record since it occurred within the past 10 years. The department's EPN program automatically generates and mails a driver record to the employer for newly enrolled drivers, or upon any action or activity updated to the record, or annually for currently enrolled drivers.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/15/2014
Steven Alpers | Steven Alpers
It does not matter. It appears that 2014 is over 10 years from 2003. So at least that is irrelevant to punishment.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/15/2014
Hudson Bair | Hudson Bair
The only question is whether he picked up a new case between 2003 and 2013. The look back period effects the law at the time of the new offense not the old offense.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/15/2014
Law Office of Edward J. Blum
Law Office of Edward J. Blum | Edward J. Blum
10 year. It's retroactive. There's a motion that he wouldn't have accepted the terms if he knew it was going to change to ten years. If he got a new DUI in 2014 it's more than ten years and counts as a first.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/15/2014
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