Colorado DUI Code 42-4-1301.2 Refusal to Submit to Chemical Test

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42-4-1301.2. Refusal of test - effect on driver's license - revocation - reinstatement.

(1) If a person refuses to take, or to complete, or to cooperate with the completing of any test or tests as provided in section 42-4-1301.1, the person shall be subject to license revocation pursuant to the provisions of section 42-2-126. Such revocation shall take effect prior to and shall stay the remainder of any previous suspension, or denial in lieu of suspension, and shall not run concurrently, in whole or in part, with any previous or subsequent suspensions, revocations, or denials that may be provided for by law, including any suspension, revocation, or denial that results from a conviction of criminal charges arising out of the same occurrence for a violation of section 42-4-1301. The remainder of any suspension, or denial in lieu of suspension, stayed pursuant to the provisions of this subsection (1) shall be reinstated following the completion of any revocation provided for in section 42-2-126. Any revocation taken under said section shall not preclude other actions that the department is required to take in the administration of the provisions of this title.
(2) A person convicted of DUI, DWAI, or DUI per se, which violation occurred on or after July 1, 2000, and within five years after the date of a previous violation for which there was a conviction of DUI, DWAI, or DUI per se, shall be required to obtain a restricted license pursuant to the provisions of section 42-2-132.5 for a period of not less than one year after reinstatement.


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