House Bill No. 6778
               House Bill No. 6778

              PUBLIC ACT NO. 97-201


AN  ACT  CONCERNING  THE  USE  OF FALSE OR ALTERED
IDENTIFICATION CARDS TO PROCURE ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR.


    Be it enacted  by  the  Senate  and  House  of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section 14-111e of  the  general  statutes  is
repealed and the  following is substituted in lieu
thereof:
    (a) The Commissioner  of  Motor Vehicles shall
suspend, for a period of [ninety days] ONE HUNDRED
FIFTY DAYS, the  motor vehicle operator's license,
MOTORCYCLE  OPERATOR'S  LICENSE   or   nonresident
operating privilege of any person UNDER THE AGE OF
TWENTY-ONE WHO HAS  BEEN  convicted of a violation
of section 30-88a involving the misuse of [a motor
vehicle] AN operator's  license  or  section 30-89
involving the purchase and possession of alcoholic
liquor by a minor.
    (b) ANY PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHO
HAS NOT BEEN  ISSUED  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE OPERATOR'S
LICENSE  UNDER  SECTION   14-36  OR  A  MOTORCYCLE
OPERATOR'S LICENSE UNDER  SECTION  14-40a  AND WHO
HAS  BEEN CONVICTED  OF  A  VIOLATION  OF  SECTION
30-88a  INVOLVING  THE  MISUSE  OF  AN  OPERATOR'S
LICENSE, SECTION 30-89  INVOLVING THE PURCHASE AND
POSSESSION  OF ALCOHOLIC  LIQUOR  BY  A  MINOR  OR
SUBSECTION  (e)  OF  SECTION  1-1h  INVOLVING  THE
MISUSE OF AN  IDENTITY CARD, SHALL NOT BE ISSUED A
NEW OPERATOR'S LICENSE  BY  THE COMMISSIONER UNDER
SECTION 14-36 OR  SECTION 14-40a UNTIL A PERIOD OF
ONE HUNDRED FIFTY  DAYS  HAS ELAPSED FROM THE DATE
ALL APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS  FOR  ANY SUCH LICENSE
HAVE BEEN SATISFIED BY THE APPLICANT.

Approved June 24, 1997