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Senate Bill 0533

Senate Bill 0533

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB533 (Updated April 11, 2005 8:33 pm - DI 84)

Motor vehicle matters. Revises conflicting language concerning public records confidentiality. Requires: (1) the driver licensing medical advisory board to assist the office of traffic safety; and (2) the office of traffic safety to develop programs and materials concerning senior citizens' driving ability. Provides that: (1) certain driver's licenses issued to individuals at least 85 years of age expire two years after issuance; and (2) an individual who is at least 75 years of age must apply for or renew a driver's license at a license branch. Grants immunity from civil or criminal liability to a licensed physician, optometrist, or advanced practice nurse who makes a good faith report to the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) concerning a patient's fitness to operate a motor vehicle not more than 30 days after having examined the patient. Revises fees for copies of certain bureau records. Revises educational and age requirements for a commercial driver training instructor's license. Requires the commissioner (commissioner) of the bureau to administer the policies and procedures of the bureau and to submit budget proposals for the bureau to the budget director. Requires a person operating a license branch to collect service charges and deposit them in the license branch fund. Requires the operator of a vehicle involved in an accident to report the accident to the bureau within ten days of the accident under certain circumstances. (Current law requires the report to be made to the state police.) Authorizes the bureau to determine a schedule for yearly registration of certain vehicles. Deletes the requirement that the bureau adopt an administrative rule requiring the Social Security number of the holder to be shown on a commercial driver's license. Changes the regulation of licensing of vehicle merchandising. Repeals the requirement that set the replacement cycle for certain license plates at one year, and sets the cycles for replacement at five years. Authorizes an eligible person to receive a disabled veteran license plate for each vehicle registered to the person. Revises requirements for a driver who is a diabetic operating certain motor vehicles used in intrastate commerce. Makes a technical correction and conforming changes.
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    In Conference Committee
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