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HB 164 (BR 936) - R. Damron, D. Graham, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to proof of motor vehicle insurance.
     Amend KRS 304.39-117 to authorize the use of proof of motor vehicle insurance in an electronic format by download or transmission in real time to a portable electronic device, in addition to the requirement that the owner keep the paper insurance card in the motor vehicle; amend KRS 186A-042 for the purpose of licensing a personal motor vehicle to authorize the county clerk to accept an insurance card in paper or electronic format if AVIS does not list the vehicle identification number as an insured vehicle and the clerk may require the applicant to e-mail the electronic copy to the clerk and the clerk may print a copy for the clerk's records.


     SCS - Retain original provisions; permit an insurer to provide an insurance card in either a paper or an electronic format; remove provisions that require immediate download or transmission of an insurance card in an electronic forma;t in real time; provide that an insurance card in an electronic format means the display of an image on any portable device depicting a current valid representation of the card.

     Feb 5-introduced in House
     Feb 6-to Banking & Insurance (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 15, 2013
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 95-0
     Feb 19-received in Senate
     Feb 21-to Transportation (S)
     Mar 5-taken from Transportation (S); 1st reading; returned to Transportation (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House
     Mar 11-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 81-12; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 22-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 83)

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