License reinstatement fee reduction

            The Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law heard Sen. Taylor’s SB 210 on the license reinstatement fee reduction reducing the driver's license reinstatement fee to: (1) $25 for a first suspension; (2) $50 for a second suspension; and (3) $100 for a … [Read more...]

Specialized driving privileges

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 98 sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald on specialized driving privileges. The bill provides that an individual's specialized driving privileges expire at the time the suspension of the individual's driving privileges is terminated if: (1) … [Read more...]

Traffic amnesty program

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1152 on traffic amnesty program authored by Rep. Shackleford.  The bill permits an eligible individual to petition a circuit or superior court, in the same case number for the violation, for a reduction in the amount … [Read more...]

Specialized driving privileges

The Senate Homeland Security and Transportation Committee heard SB 98 on specialized driving privileges authored by Sen. Young. The bill requires a person’s specialized driving privileges to be terminated at the time the suspension expires because the underlying … [Read more...]

Driver safety program

S.E.A. 457, P.L. 120 Effective: July 1, 2017 Requires that an individual less than 21 years of age must complete a driver safety program approved by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles if the individual has at least twice been the operator of a motor vehicle involved in … [Read more...]

Ignition interlock devices

H.E.A. 1130, P.L. 71 Effective: July 1, 2016 Requires the criminal justice institute (institute) to establish standards for: (1) service centers; (2) inspections; and (3) ignition interlock device technicians. Specifies that certain fees relating to ignition … [Read more...]

Driving privileges suspensions

S.E.A. 248, P.L. 41 Effective: July 1, 2016 Provides that when judgment has been imposed for committing two worksite speed limit violations within one year, an additional penalty of the suspension of the person's driving privileges for 60 days may be imposed by the … [Read more...]

Bureau of motor vehicles omnibus bill

H.E.A. 1087, P.L. 198 Effective: §§1-17, 21-31, 33-38, 40-127, 129-158, 160-219, 221-258, 260-370, 378-650, 652-669, 671-691 effective July 1, 2016; §§18-20, 128, 159, 220, 259, 371-377, 651, 670 effective March 24, 2016; §§32, 39 effective January 1, 2017 Relocates … [Read more...]