SB 248 (BR 1732) - E. Scorsone
AN ACT relating to certificates for driving.
Create a new section of KRS 186 to define the term "certificate for driving" as a certificate issued by the Transportation Cabinet to an individual who cannot prove citizenship or meet the requirements of KRS 186.412(3) or (4); mandate that certificates for driving be clearly distinguishable from regular operator's licenses and clearly state on the face that the document is not to be used for identification purposes; require the cabinet to establish a unique identifying number systems for certificates and keep a database of all certificate holders and their driving histories available for the use of law enforcement agencies; require the Transportation Cabinet to promulgate regulations to provide standards for the application, issuance, denial, and revocation of certificates; create a new section of KRS Chapter 186 to set out application procedures for certificates for driving; require application to be made in Frankfort or at a regional office of the cabinet; require State Police examinations of all applicants for a certificate; impose instruction permit restrictions on individuals applying for a certificate who do not have a valid license from another state or recognized foreign jurisdiction; create a new section of KRS Chapter 186 to set out denial criteria and revocation criteria; require the cabinet to establish a points and suspension system for moving violations similar to the one used for operator's licenses; make certificates valid for four years, with renewal; require possession of certificate at all times when operating a motor vehicle; require certificate holders to notify the circuit clerk of name and address changes; set the fee for a certificate at the same fee as for an operator's license; prohibit certificate holders from possessing an operator's license; prohibit certificate holders from operating a commercial motor vehicle; subject certificate holders to existing penalties for DUI and driving on a suspended license.
Mar 1-introduced in Senate
Mar 3-to Transportation (S)