SB 177 (BR 1567) - 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 legal presence requirements of KRS 186.412; 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 age-appropriate instruction permit and graduated license 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 or applying for an operator's license, personal identification card, or commercial driver's license; prohibit certificate holders from operating a commercial motor vehicle.
Feb 13-introduced in Senate
Feb 15-to Transportation (S)