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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 24T: Tampering with ignition interlock device; penalties

Section 24T. (a) Whoever interferes with or tampers with a certified ignition interlock device, with the intent to disable such device, shall be punished by imprisonment in the house of correction for not less than 6 months nor more than 21/2 years or by imprisonment in the state prison for not less than 3 years nor more than 5 years.

(b) For the purposes of this section the term ''certified ignition interlock device'' shall mean an alcohol breath screening device that prevents a vehicle from starting if it detects a blood alcohol concentration over a preset limit of.02 or 20 mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood.