§ 24T Tampering with ignition interlock device; penalties
§ 24T. Tampering with ignition interlock device; penalties
(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 2 1/2 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.