03RS HB63


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HB 63 (BR 459) - M. Weaver

     AN ACT relating to motor vehicle operator's licenses.
     Create a new section of KRS 186.400 to 186.640 to allow the holder of a Kentucky operator's license or a new Kentucky resident whose driving privileges have been suspended in another state to obtain or renew an operator's license if the suspension is for an offense other than a felony traffic offense or habitual violator offense and the offense is more than five years old; specify that the license be stamped "VALID IN KENTUCKY ONLY"; require recipients of such licenses to sign a form stating that they understand they may be subject to arrest if stopped in another state while driving on the "Kentucky Only" license; require the holder of such a license whose driving privileges are restored to go to the circuit clerk to receive a new license; prohibit circuit clerks from issuing or renewing a license to any person whose license has been suspended in another state for any offense less than five years old; require that all offenses less than five years old be resolved before an operator's license may be issued; exempt CDLs from provisions of the Act; amend KRS 186.570, regarding suspension of an operator's license, to prohibit the Transportation Cabinet from suspending the license of a Kentucky resident for an out-of-state offense, other than a felony traffic offense or habitual violator offense, if the offense is more than five years old and if the license holder complies with Section 1 of the Act; exclude CDLs from the suspension provisions; amend KRS 186.440 to conform.


     HFA (1, M. Weaver) - Make technical correction.

     HFA (2, M. Weaver) - Require an applicant for a Kentucky Only operator's license to be a resident of Kentucky for 5 years prior to application.

     HFA (3, M. Weaver) - Require that application for a "Kentucky Only" license under Section 1 of the Act be made to the Transportation Cabinet rather than the circuit clerk.

     SCA (1, R. Stivers) - Amend to create a new section of KRS Chapter 434 to criminalize certain conduct relating to the installation or reinstallation of airbags in vehicles.

     SCA (2/Title, R. Stivers) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 7-introduced in House; to Transportation (H)
     Feb 4-posted in committee
     Feb 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 7-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
     Feb 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 11, 2003
     Feb 11-floor amendment (3) filed
     Feb 12-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with floor amendments (1) (2) and (3)
     Feb 13-received in Senate
     Feb 19-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendments (1) and (2-title)
     Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 10-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 11-taken from Committee, placed in the Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 27-3 with committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendments (1) and (2-title)
     Mar 24-House concurred in Senate committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; passed 94-0; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 25-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 3-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 189)

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