(a) Notwithstanding Sections 23575 and 23700, if a person is required to operate a motor vehicle in the course and scope of his or her employment and if the vehicle is owned by the employer, the person may operate that vehicle without installation of a functioning, certified ignition interlock device if the employer has been notified by the person that the person’s driving privilege has been restricted pursuant to Section 23575 or 23700 and if the person has proof of that notification in his or her possession, or if the notice, or a facsimile copy thereof, is with the vehicle.
(b) A motor vehicle owned by a business entity that is all or partly owned or controlled by a person otherwise subject to Section 23575 or 23700 is not a motor vehicle owned by the employer subject to the exemption in subdivision (a).
(c) This section shall become operative January 1, 2026.
(Repealed (in Sec. 38) and added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 783, Sec. 39. (SB 1046) Effective January 1, 2017. Section operative January 1, 2026, by its own provisions.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018