(a)(1) If a person under arrest refuses upon the request of a law enforcement officer to submit to a chemical test designated by the law enforcement agency, as provided in 5-65-202, no chemical test shall be given, and the person's motor vehicle operator's license shall be seized by the law enforcement officer, and the law enforcement officer shall immediately deliver to the person from whom the motor vehicle operator's license was seized a temporary driving permit, as provided by 5-65-402.
(2) Refusal to submit to a chemical test under this subsection is a strict liability offense and is a violation pursuant to 5-1-108.
(b) The Office of Driver Services shall then proceed to suspend or revoke the driving privilege of the arrested person, as provided in 5-65-402. The suspension shall be as follows:
(1)(A)(i) Suspension for one hundred eighty (180) days for the first offense of refusing to submit to a chemical test of blood, breath, or urine for the purpose of determining the alcohol or controlled substance content of the person's blood or breath.