January Session, 2013
LCO No. 8077
SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.
SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th Dist.
SEN. WELCH, 31st Dist.
SEN. KANE, 32nd Dist.
SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.
"AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS' LICENSES. "
Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:
"Section 1. (Effective from passage) (a) There is established a task force to study issues concerning the issuance of motor vehicle operator's licenses to individuals who cannot establish legal presence in the United States. Such task force shall (1) examine the logistics of the issuance of such licenses by the Department of Motor Vehicles, (2) examine policies concerning such issuance in other states, (3) examine the impact of the issuance of such licenses on state and local law enforcement officials, (4) consider issues of federal compliance related to the issuance of such licenses, and (5) analyze the impact of potential federal immigration reform measures on the issuance of such licenses.
(b) The task force shall consist of the following members:
(1) Two appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives;
(2) Two appointed by the president pro tempore of the Senate;
(3) One appointed by the majority leader of the House of Representatives;
(4) One appointed by the majority leader of the Senate;
(5) One appointed by the minority leader of the House of Representatives;
(6) One appointed by the minority leader of the Senate; and
(7) The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, or the commissioner's designee.
(c) Any member of the task force appointed under subdivision (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) or (6) of subsection (b) of this section may be a member of the General Assembly.
(d) All appointments to the task force shall be made not later than thirty days after the effective date of this section. Any vacancy shall be filled by the appointing authority.
(e) The speaker of the House of Representatives and the president pro tempore of the Senate shall select the chairpersons of the task force from among the members of the task force. Such chairpersons shall schedule the first meeting of the task force, which shall be held not later than sixty days after the effective date of this section.
(f) The administrative staff of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to transportation shall serve as administrative staff of the task force.
(g) Not later than January 1, 2014, the task force shall submit a report on its findings and recommendations to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to transportation, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes. The task force shall terminate on the date that it submits such report or January 1, 2014, whichever is later. "
This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections: