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SB 628 — Driver Licenses

by Senator Joyner

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Judiciary Committee (JU)

This bill expands the list of entities and individuals authorized to access copies of driver’s licenses held by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The bill provides access to driver’s licenses to judges, employees of the state courts system, and government employees who perform functions for the state courts system in their official capacity with the courts. For employees to have access, the Chief Justice or a chief judge must grant permission in writing.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2013.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 115-0