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Your Massachusetts OUI Lawyer wants you to be well informed. We are providing the Massachusetts Code (excerpts of the actual Massachusetts OUI law) to keep you abreast of the latest new OUI laws in the State of Massachusetts.

Note: These excerpts are for informational purposes only. Please consult your Massachusetts OUI Lawyer for legal advice if you are facing issues with the OUI law in Massachusetts.

SECTION 5. Subparagraph (1) of paragraph (f) of subdivision (1) of said section 24 of said chapter 90 is hereby amended by striking out the third sentence, as amended by section 4 of chapter 302 of the acts of 2002, and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- If the person arrested refuses to submit to such test or analysis, after having been informed that his license or permit to operate motor vehicles or right to operate motor vehicles in the commonwealth shall be suspended for at least a period of 180 days, but not more than 1 year for such refusal, no such test or analysis shall be made and he shall have his license or right to operate suspended in accordance with this paragraph for a period of 180 days; provided, however, that any person who is under the age of 21 or who has been previously convicted of a violation under this section or a like violation by a court of any other jurisdiction shall have his license or right to operate suspended forthwith for a period of 1 year for such refusal; and provided further, that any person previously convicted 2 or more times for a violation under this section or a like violation by a court of any other jurisdiction shall have his license or right to operate suspended forthwith for a period of 18 months for such refusal.

SECTION 6. Said section 24 of said chapter 90, as appearing in the 2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 636, the word "ninety" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 30.

SECTION 7. Said section 24 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 770, the word "$125" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $250.

SECTION 8. The first paragraph of section 24D of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "vehicle", in line 2, the following words:- with a percentage, by weight, of alcohol in their blood of eight one-hundredths or greater, or.
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