ALCOHOL OR DRUG IMPAIRMENT
Impaired Driver Intervention Programs
265-A:39 Impaired Driver Education Programs.
I. Except as provided in paragraph III, the commissioner of the department of health and human services shall be responsible for approving the impaired driver education programs which persons convicted under RSA 265-A:2 or RSA 265-A:3 shall attend in order to regain their driver's licenses or driving privileges; but the commissioner of the department of health and human services shall not approve any impaired driver education program unless such program is conducted without cost to the state.
II. An impaired driver education program shall consist, at a minimum, of 20 hours of evidence-based educational curriculum. The department of health and human services shall establish and maintain standards of instruction and monitor course content.
III. The commissioner of the department of health and human services shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, relative to the impaired driver education programs with respect to:
(a) Necessary procedures and forms to be followed in order for drivers who have completed such programs to regain their licenses or driving privileges.
(b) Place of business and areas of the state in which approved programs may operate.
(c) Records and reports.
(d) Schedule of fees and charges.
(e) Course content and standards of instruction.
(f) Certification and recertification of instructors.
(g) A per client fee to be paid by program providers sufficient to cover the costs of monitoring course content, establishing and maintaining standards of instruction, data collection, and administrative support.
(h) Program compliance.
(i) Any other matter related to the proper administration of this section and the protection of the public.
Source. 2006, 260:1. 2008, 256:5, 6. 2010, Sp. Sess., 1:20. 2012, 228:6. 2013, 144:35, eff. July 1, 2013.