2018-04-04: Committee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
2018-04-06: Scheduled for consideration (04/11/2018)
2018-04-11: Committee recommends passage of Sub A
2018-04-12: Placed on Senate Calendar (04/25/2018)
2018-04-25: Senate passed Sub A
2018-04-26: Referred to House Corporations
2018-05-18: Scheduled for consideration (05/23/2018)
2018-05-23: Committee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2018-05-25: Placed on House Calendar
2018-05-25: Placed on House Calendar (05/29/2018)
2018-05-29: House passed Sub A in concurrence
2018-05-29: Transmitted to Governor
2018-06-04: Signed by Governor
Changes since original draft
2018 – S 2763
S TATE OF RHODE IS L AND
IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2018
A N A C T
RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE
Introduced By: Senator Roger Picard
Date Introduced: March 27, 2018
Referred To: Senate SpecialLegislation and Veterans Affairs
It is enacted by the GeneralAssembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 31-10.3-18 of the GeneralLaws in Chapter 31-10.3 entitled "Rhode Island Uniform Commercial Driver's License Act"is hereby amended to read as follows:
(a) Every application for a commercial license, change of endorsement, classification, or restriction shall be made upon a form furnished by the department. Every application shall be accompanied by a valid license and by the nonrefundable fee of ten dollars ($10.00). This application fee shallbe used by the department to offset the costs of investigating the applicants.
(b) Every application shall state the full name, date of birth, sex, current mailing address, residential address, height, weight, hair and eye color, social security number, and whether the applicant's license or privilege is withdrawn or whether an application has ever been refused, and if so, the date of and reason for the withdrawal or refusal. It shall also require the applicant to disclose any other names used in the past and any other information that the department may require to determine the applicant's identity, competency, and eligibility. It shall be signed by the applicant under the penalties of perjury.
(c) Whenever an application is received from a person previously licensed in another jurisdiction, the department shall request and accept a copy of the driver's record in that jurisdiction with the same force and effect as though entered on the driver's record in this state in the original instance.
(d) The provisions of § 11-18-1 shall apply to any person who falsely signs or attests the affidavit, under oath, required by this section. Any false attestation, knowingly made, shall also be punishable by suspension of the commercial license or privilege of that person for a period of not less than one year nor more than two (2) years; provided, that person shall be entitled to the rights and remedies established by § 31-11-15.
(e) The medical examiner's certificate or medical certification required prior to the issuance of a commercial driver's license may be electronically transmitted to the division of motor vehicles by facsimile or email attachment, so long as the transmission is legible.
SECTION 2. This act shalltake effect upon passage. ======== LC005320 ========
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BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
A N A C T RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES - COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE
This act would permit the use of fax or email transmission of the medical certificate required for issuance of a CDL by the division of motor vehicles.
This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC005320 ========
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