I have introduced legislation that would say legislators that have a DUI conviction can not vote on DUI laws. It is unfortunate that we have to file bills like this. I think it is one of the worst kinds of conflict, it is a conflict of interest on a criminal matter. Jerry Cooper at least had the "Class" to step down.
Rob has been a major barrier on strengthening our DUI laws for years. I doubt by the tone of his arrest video that he is about to change his tune. Unfortunately I think his view and vitriol could be worse and his desire to change laws to suit his situation may cloud his vote. Tom Humphry has the story