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DUI Consequences, Sentencing Grid Washington State 2013

Being convicted of driving while impaired gets you to this point

Court – DUI Sentencing Grid (RCW 46.61.5055 as amended by statute effective September 28, 2013, and January 1, 2014)

BAC Result < .15 or No Test Result

No Prior Offense1

One Prior Offense1

Two or Three Prior Offenses1

Mandatory Minimum /Maximum Jail Time224 Consecutive Hours/364 Days30/364 Days90/364 Days
If Passenger Under 16 Mandatory JailAdditional 24 hoursAdditional 5 daysAdditional 10 days
EHM/Jail Alternative215 Days in Lieu of Jail60 Days Mandatory/     4 Days Jail Min.120 Days Mandatory/   8 Days Jail Min.
Mandatory Minimum /Maximum Fine3$940.50/$5,000$1,195.50/$5,000$2,045.50/$5,000
If Passenger Under 16 Minimum/Range4$1,000/$1,000-$5,000 + assessments$1,000/$2,000-$5,000 + assessments$1, 000/$3,000-$10,000 + assessments
Driver’s License**90-Day Suspension2-Year Revocation3-Year Revocation
II Driver’s License* II DeviceDOL imposedDOL imposedDOL imposed
If Passenger Under 16 II DeviceAdditional 6 MonthsAdditional 6 MonthsAdditional 6 Months
24/7 Sobriety Program2N/AAs OrderedMandatory
Alcohol/Drug Ed./Victim Impact or TreatmentAs OrderedAs OrderedAs Ordered
Expanded alcohol assessment/treatmentN/AAs OrderedMandatory/treatment if appropriate

DUI Consequences, continued.

BAC Result .15 or Test Refusal

No Prior Offense1

One Prior Offense1

Two or Three Prior Offenses1

Mandatory Minimum /Maximum Jail Time248 Consecutive hours-/364 Days45/364 Days120/364 Days
If passenger under 16 Mandatory JailAdditional 24 hoursAdditional 5 daysAdditional 10 days
EHM/Jail Alternative230 Days in Lieu of Jail90 Days Mandatory/ 6 Days Jail Min.150 Days Mandatory/ 10 Days Jail Min.
Mandatory Minimum/ Maximum Fine3$1,195.50/$5,000$1,620.50/$5,000$2,895.50/$5,000
If Passenger Under 16 Minimum/Range4$1,000/$1,000-$5,000 + assessments$1,000/$2,000-$5,000 + assessments$1, 000/$3,000-$10,000 + assessments
Driver’s License**1-Year Revocation 2 Years if BAC refused900-Days Revocation 3 Years if BAC refused4-Year Revocation
II Driver’s License* II DeviceDOL imposedDOL imposedDOL imposed
If Passenger Under 16 II DeviceAdditional 6 MonthsAdditional 6 MonthsAdditional 6 Months
24/7 Sobriety Program2N/AAs orderedMandatory
Alcohol/Drug Ed./Victim Impact or TreatmentAs OrderedAs OrderedAs Ordered
Expanded alcohol assessment/treatmentN/AAs OrderedMandatory/treatment if appropriate

Department of Licensing Required Ignition Interlock Device Requirements,
RCW 46.20.720(3), (4) as amended with statutes effective through January 1, 2014.*

No Previous Restriction – no less than:

Previous 1-Year Restriction – no less than:

1 Year

5 Years

Restriction effective, until IID vendor certifies to DOL that none of the following occurred within four months prior to date of release:  any attempt to start the vehicle with a BAC of .04 or more unless another test performed within 10 minutes registers a breath alcohol concentration lower that 0.04 and the digital image confirms the same person provided both samples; failure to take any random test unless a review of the digital image confirms that the vehicle was not occupied by the driver at the time of the missed test; failure to pass any random retest with a breath alcohol concentration of 0.025 or lower unless another test performed within 10 minutes registers a breath alcohol concentration lower than 0.025, and the digital image confirms the same person provided both samples; failure of the person to appear at the IID vendor when required.

Excerpt from the State of Washington DUI Sentencing Grid.

This is the index page. It shows previous grids for those who want to see how the law and DUI consequences or penalties have evolved over time.

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