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Senate Bill No. 937

Public Act No. 05-127

AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY IMPROVEMENT ACT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 14-36a and 14-44d of the general statutes, effective January 1, 2005, each motor vehicle operator's license or commercial driver's license, that is otherwise valid, shall remain valid, according to its terms, and shall authorize each license holder to operate motor vehicles in accordance with the classification, endorsements or restrictions that appear on the license under the provisions of sections 14-36a and 14-44d of the general statutes, in effect before January 1, 2005. Each operator's license or commercial driver's license, issued or renewed by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles on and after January 1, 2005, may be issued or renewed in accordance with the provisions of sections 14-36a and 14-44d of the general statutes, in effect before January 1, 2005. On and after January 1, 2006, each operator's license or commercial driver's license issued or renewed by the commissioner shall contain a designation of the classification of the license, and of the endorsements and restrictions to the license, if any, for which the applicant has qualified, as provided in sections 14-36a and 14-44d of the general statutes.

Approved June 24, 2005