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SB 143 (BR 1557) - J. Turner

     AN ACT relating to the operation of a motor vehicle.
     Amend KRS 186.578, regarding testing for motor vehicle operators using a bioptic device, to allow a bioptic driving instructor to recommend that an applicant be allowed to retake the test after three failures; amend KRS 186.579, regarding restricted licenses issued to bioptic drivers, to eliminate the 36-month wait before a bioptic driver may be allowed to drive at night; allow applicants to take the nighttime driving examination upon recommendation of a vision specialist; include a restriction on bioptic drivers that requires the vehicle operated have left and right side mirrors.

     Feb 14-introduced in Senate
     Feb 18-to Transportation (S)
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2014
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House
     Mar 12-to Transportation (H)
     Mar 14-posted in committee
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules; taken from Rules; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 25, 2014
     Mar 21-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Mar 26-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 27-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 7-signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 51)

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