169A.26 Third-degree driving while impaired.
Subdivision 1. Degree described. A person who violates section 169A.20 (driving while impaired) is guilty of third-degree driving while impaired if one aggravating factor was present when the violation was committed.
Subd. 2. Criminal penalty. Third-degree driving while impaired is a gross misdemeanor. The mandatory penalties described in section 169A.275 and the long-term monitoring described in section 169A.277 may be applicable.
* NOTE: The amendments to this section by Laws 2001, First *Special Session chapter 8, article 11, section 5; and chapter 9, *article 19, section 6, are effective August 1, 2002, and apply *to crimes committed on or after that date. Laws 2001, First *Special Session chapter 8, article 11, section 17; and chapter *9, article 19, section 17.