2005 California Vehicle Code Sections 23140 Article 1.5. Juvenile Offenses Involving Alcohol


23140.  (a) It is unlawful for a person under the age of 21 years
who has 0.05 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her
blood to drive a vehicle.
   (b) A person may be found to be in violation of subdivision (a) if
the person was, at the time of driving, under the age of 21 years
and under the influence of, or affected by, an alcoholic beverage
regardless of whether a chemical test was made to determine that
person's blood-alcohol concentration and if the trier of fact finds
that the person had consumed an alcoholic beverage and was driving a
vehicle while having a concentration of 0.05 percent or more, by
weight, of alcohol in his or her blood.
   (c) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, upon a
finding that a person has violated this section, the clerk of the
court, or judge if there is no clerk, shall prepare within 10 days
after the finding and immediately forward to the department an
abstract of the record of the court in which the finding is made.
That abstract shall be a public record and available for public
inspection in the same manner as other records reported under Section

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