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2014 Senate Bill 970: Revise commercial drivers license detail
  1. Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on June 2, 2014, to revise the state law providing for a commercial drivers license learner's permit so as to conform with federal definitions and requirements.
    • Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on June 2, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on June 11, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered in the Senate on September 9, 2014, to clarify a provision that deals with the disposition of license plates of vehicles that have been "totaled". The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 9, 2014.
  2. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on September 10, 2014, to revise various details of the the state law providing for a commercial drivers license learner's permit so as to conform with federal definitions and requirements. The bill would also revise details of the procedures for insurers and lien holders (lenders) related to the release of title and possession of vehicles that have been scrapped or are being returned from a salvage yard.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on September 10, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on September 10, 2014.

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