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House Bill 29 dealing with the right to refuse testing in DUI cases has passed second reading in the Senate and today moves on to third and final reading.  Representative Keith Gingery who sponsored the bill says after a long debate yesterday, the measure was passed on a margin of 21 to 9.  Gingery says the bill has been amended to read that if someone refuses the test, a search warrant can be obtained over the phone to require the test.  Gingery says in our community, it may mean that Judge Jim Radda will find himself getting awakened in the middle of the night. However, Gingery says many states have been moving to such measures and they have been effective in greatly reducing drunk driving in their states.  Wyoming, he says has emerged as one of the worst states in the country for drunk driving and he believes a stronger law like this one will be a help in addressing the problem.

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