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Amendment

 

January Session, 2015

LCO No. 7548

   
 

*HB0636607548HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. SAMPSON, 80th Dist.

 

To: House Bill No. 6366

File No. 405

Cal. No. 263

(As Amended)

"AN ACT MAKING FOREIGN BIRTH CERTIFICATES A SECONDARY PROOF OF IDENTITY FOR A "DRIVE-ONLY" OPERATOR'S LICENSE. "

Strike subdivisions (2) and (3) of subsection (b) of section 1 in their entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(2) The commissioner shall not issue a motor vehicle operator's license under this section to any applicant who has been convicted of any felony. [in Connecticut. ]

(3) The commissioner shall administer a knowledge test to any such applicant after such applicant has submitted proof of residency and proof of identity that satisfy the requirements of this section. Not later than thirty days after such applicant has passed such knowledge test, the commissioner shall determine whether such applicant has been convicted of any felony [in Connecticut by searching the electronic criminal record system maintained on the Internet web site of the Judicial Department for convictions matching such applicant's name and date of birth] by conducting a national criminal history records check of such applicant. The applicant shall pay any costs associated with such check. If such applicant has not been convicted of any such felony, the commissioner shall mail the applicant an adult instruction permit or youth instruction permit. The commissioner shall not refund the application fee of any applicant who fails a knowledge test or has been convicted of any such felony. "