02RS HB867


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HB 867/FN (BR 1610) - M. Weaver

     AN ACT relating to protecting the public safety through improved methods of issuing secure and tamper-proof operator's licenses and permits.
     Repeal and reenact KRS 186.531, relating to fees for driver licenses and permits, to make the fee for most licenses and permits uniform, maintain current provisions relating to optional donation for an organ donor program administered by the circuit clerks; provide that funds received from the issuance of licenses and permits shall be divided between the Transportation Cabinet and the Administrative Office of the Courts; specify how funds are to be used by each agency; amend KRS 186.440, 186.450, 186.490, 186.520, and 186.535 to conform; repeal KRS 186.413 and 186.5315.


     HCS/FN - Retain the provisions of the original bill and make technical corrections.

     HFA (1, M. Weaver) - Delete the provisions of the House Committee Substitute in its entirety and insert in lieu thereof the creation of a sixteen member task force to analyze the cost the Transportation Cabinet and AOC are incurring to implement a process to issue secure and tamper-proof digitized driver licenses; the process and cost of the system Kentucky has traditionally used to issue driver licenses; and the systems used by other states to issue secure and tamper-proof digitized driver licenses; establish the members that are to be appointed by the Legislative Research Commission; require the task force to report to LRC not later than November 30, 2002.

     Mar 4-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Transportation (H)
     Mar 12-posted in committee
     Mar 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 18, 2002
     Mar 18-3rd reading; Committee Substitute adopted; returned to the Orders of the Day
     Mar 19-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute ; passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 20-received in Senate
     Mar 25-to Transportation (S)

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