Section 32-5A-301

Report of arresting officer.

THIS SECTION WAS AMENDED BY ACT 2021-498 IN THE 2021 REGULAR SESSION, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2021. THIS IS NOT IN THE CURRENT CODE SUPPLEMENT.

(a) A law enforcement officer who arrests any person for a violation of Section 32-5A-191 shall within five days after the day of arrest, excluding weekends and state holidays, hand deliver, mail, or submit electronically to the agency a sworn report of all information relevant to the enforcement action, including information which adequately identifies the arrested person, a statement of the officer's grounds for belief that the person violated Section 32-5A-191, the results of any chemical test which was conducted, a statement if the person refused to submit to a test, and a copy of the citation or complaint filed with the court.

(b) The report required by this section shall be made on forms supplied by the agency or in a manner specified by rules of the agency.

(c) The agency shall not take action on any report not sworn to and not mailed and postmarked or received by the agency within five days after the day of arrest, excluding weekends and state holidays.

(Acts 1996, No. 96-322, p. 388, §2; Act 99-598, p. 1383, §1; Act 2014-222, p. 712, §1; Act 2021-498, §2.)