SB114 (2015) Detail

(2nd New Title) enabling a driver’s license applicant to request that his or her license indicate that he or she has a medically recognized disorder.


CHAPTER 78

SB 114-FN - FINAL VERSION

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2015 SESSION

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SENATE BILL 114-FN

AN ACT enabling a driver’s license applicant to request that his or her license indicate that he or she has a medically recognized disorder.

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Stiles, Dist 24; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Rep. Packard, Rock?5; Rep. McKinney, Rock 5; Rep. D. Thomas, Rock 5

COMMITTEE: Transportation

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill enables a driver’s license applicant to request that his or her license indicate that he or she has a medically recognized disorder.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/05/2015 0533s

03/05/2015 0462s

15-0633

08/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fifteen

AN ACT enabling a driver’s license applicant to request that his or her license indicate that he or she has a medically recognized disorder.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

78:1 New Section; Medically Recognized Disorder Indication. Amend RSA 263 by inserting after section 41-a the following new section:

263:41-b Medically Recognized Disorder Indication.

I. At the request of the holder of a driver’s license or nondriver’s picture identification card, and presentation of signed statement by a licensed physician confirming the applicant’s condition, the department shall print a standard representation of the medically recognized disorder on the driver’s license or nondriver’s picture identification card of the person making the request, in a form and location determined by the director.

II. It shall be the sole responsibility of the holder of the driver’s license or nondriver’s picture identification card to notify the department of any change in medically recognized disorder that requires an update of the driver’s license or nondriver’s picture identification. The holder of a driver’s license or nondriver’s picture identification card shall pay the applicable replacement fee if a change in information necessitates the issuance of a new driver’s license or nondriver’s picture identification card.

III. For the purpose of this section, the director shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A defining medically recognized disorder and listing the disorders and their representations that may be shown on driver’s licenses or nondriver’s picture identification cards.

78:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.

Approved: June 2, 2015

Effective Date: July 1, 2016

Links

SB114 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

SB114 Revision: 28192 Date: Dec. 16, 2015, midnight

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