Senate Bill would allow troops and vets to avoid conviction on Misdemeanor DUI offenses

This is really good news for vets! Condensed from an article that appeared in the San Diego Union Tribune that was written by Jeanette Steele. A bill in the Legislature would make it easier for U.S. military troops and veterans to avoid conviction on misdemeanor DUI offenses by completing a diversion program designed to help troops with emotional problems. Active-duty service members and vets who had driven under the influence of alcohol, drugs and other substances would receive treatment sooner. Senate Bill 725 gained unanimous support in the Senate. The full Assembly could vote [...]