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House Bill 1379


House Bill 1379

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF HB1379 (Updated February 7, 2000 12:10 PM - DI 84)


Examination of drivers regarding impairment. Authorizes the bureau of motor vehicles to adopt rules governing examinations for the retention of learner's permits, operator's licenses, chauffeur's licenses, and public passenger chauffeur's licenses. Authorizes the bureau to examine a driver or applicant for a license or permit to operate a motor vehicle as to fitness to operate a motor vehicle when the bureau has good cause to believe that the driver is incompetent or otherwise not qualified to operate a motor vehicle. Allows an individual to an appeal an action taken by the bureau of motor vehicles under this chapter to the circuit or superior court with jurisdiction in the county in which the individual resides. Provides that a person with good cause who files a report with the bureau regarding the fitness of a driver is immune from civil liability arising from the report. Provides that such reports are confidential. Makes it a Class C misdemeanor to intentionally file a false report with the bureau regarding the fitness of a driver. Provides that an employee of the bureau who knowingly or intentionally discloses confidential information regarding the fitness of a driver, except as allowed by law, commits a Class A misdemeanor.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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