Driving privileges

The House Ways and Means Committee heard HB 1199 authored by Rep. McNamara and Rep. Steuerwald regarding driving privileges. The bill was introduced by Rep. McNamara and passed 24-0 without discussion or testimony. Read the bill at … [Read more...]

Motor vehicle and criminal law issues

H.E.A. 1157, P.L. 110 Effective: July 1, 2020 Makes an individual less than 18 years of age eligible for a deferral program. (Under current law, individuals under 18 years of age are not eligible for deferral.) Repeals certain driving privilege suspensions when a … [Read more...]

Specialized driving privileges

S.E.A. 39, P.L. 29 Effective: July 1, 2020 Provides that in certain circumstances a court may stay the suspension of a person's driving privileges and grant specialized driving privileges for a period of time as determined by the court. Provides that the court may … [Read more...]

Distracted driving

H.E.A. 1070, P.L. 100 Effective: July 1, 2020 Provides that, except in certain circumstances, a person may not hold or use a telecommunications device while operating a moving motor vehicle. Removes prohibitions on typing, transmitting, or reading a text message or … [Read more...]

Automotive dealer services

H.E.A. 1246, P.L 120 Effective: July 1, 2020; March 18, 2020 (relevant provisions) Provides that certain sections related to mobile credentials have an effective date of July 1, 2020 rather than July 1. 2021 from HEA 1056-2019 (P.L. 178-2019). Provides that a … [Read more...]

Specialized driving privileges

The House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code heard SB 39 authored by Sen. Freeman addressing specialized driving privileges. The bill provides that in certain circumstances a court may stay the suspension of a person’s driving privileges and grant specialized driving … [Read more...]

Marijuana quantities

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 236 on marijuana quantities authored by Sen. Young. The bill specifies, for purposes of operating while intoxicated, a minimum amount of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the manner in which a chemical test … [Read more...]