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Senate Bill 0528


Senate Bill 0528

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF SB528 (Updated April 25, 2011 2:41 pm - DI 84)


Various motor vehicle issues. Reduces from 10% to 8.33% the prorated excise tax credit due to a boat owner upon the sale of the boat. (The 10% rate was based on a ten month registration cycle; the current cycle is twelve months.) Provides that employees at full or partial service branches of the bureau of motor vehicles (BMV) may inspect applications for certificates of title. Authorizes the BMV to issue distinctive permanent plates to the department of correction for vehicles used for official business by correctional police officers. Relocates a provision requiring a duplicate or replacement license plate to be displayed in the same manner as an original license plate. Requires an individual who holds a motorcycle operator's license to hold another driver's license with a motorcycle endorsement in order to operate a motorcycle. Specifies that an amended driver's license or card is issued when information on the driver's license or card has changed. Specifies that a replacement driver's license or card is issued when the driver's license or card has been lost, stolen, or destroyed. Removes statutory inconsistencies concerning the ineligibility of a habitual traffic violator for a hardship license. Removes duplicative provision concerning the eligibility of certain individuals for restricted driving permits. Specifies that an individual is required to provide proof of future responsibility during the three years following the termination of the suspension of the individual's driving privileges. Removes incorrect cross references in section concerning the probationary status of certain habitual traffic violators. Repeals a provision requiring the BMV to issue a certificate for a duplicate license plate in the form of a sticker. Removes and repeals language concerning motorcycle operator's licenses and motorcycle learner's permits. Repeals the requirement that the holder of an identification card must contact the bureau of motor vehicles when the card is lost or stolen. Provides that a person is required to provide proof of future financial responsibility if a court recommends suspension of the person's driving privileges for a conviction for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Provides that if a court recommends suspension of the driving privileges of a person who is arrested for or charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and there is not a conviction, the person is excluded from the requirement to provide proof of future financial responsibility.
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