Brownback signs bill which increases fines for DUI testing

Sam Brownback
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (KSN File Photo)

TOPEKA, Kansas – On Monday, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed the first bill of the 2014 legislative session.

House Bill 2303 increases fines for DUI testing refusal and DUI violations.

The bill funds breathalyzer equipment to ensure consistent DUI convictions across the State of Kansas.

The bill also gives $726,000 for judicial branch employee (non-judge) salary increases.

By law, the Kansas governor has 10 calendar days to sign the bill into law, veto the bill or allow the bill to become law without his or her signature. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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