Indiana Code Title 9. Motor Vehicles § 9-30-5-15

Sec. 15 . (a) In addition to any criminal penalty imposed for an offense under this chapter, the court shall:

(1) order:

(A) that the person be imprisoned for at least five (5) days;  or

(B) the person to perform at least two hundred forty (240) hours of community restitution or service;  and

(2) order the person to receive an assessment of the person's degree of alcohol and drug abuse and, if appropriate, to successfully complete an alcohol or drug abuse treatment program, including an alcohol deterrent program if the person suffers from alcohol abuse;

if the person has one (1) previous conviction of operating while intoxicated.

(b) In addition to any criminal penalty imposed for an offense under this chapter, the court shall:

(1) order:

(A) that the person be imprisoned for at least ten (10) days;  or

(B) the person to perform at least four hundred eighty (480) hours of community restitution or service;  and

(2) order the person to receive an assessment of the person's degree of alcohol and drug abuse and, if appropriate, to successfully complete an alcohol or drug abuse treatment program, including an alcohol deterrent program if the person suffers from alcohol abuse;

if the person has at least two (2) previous convictions of operating while intoxicated.

(c) Notwithstanding IC 35-50-2-2.2 and IC 35-50-3-1 , a sentence imposed under this section may not be suspended.  The court may require that the person serve the term of imprisonment in an appropriate facility at whatever time or intervals (consecutive or intermittent) determined appropriate by the court. However:

(1) at least forty-eight (48) hours of the sentence must be served consecutively;  and

(2) the entire sentence must be served within six (6) months after the date of sentencing.

(d) Notwithstanding IC 35-50-6, a person does not earn good time credit (as defined in IC 35-50-6-0.5 ) while serving a sentence imposed under this section.


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