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H.566

Introduced by   Representative Howrigan of Fairfield

Referred to Committee on

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Subject:  Motor vehicles; driver license; junior operator license; learner permit; commercial driver license; Selective Service System

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to provide that when persons who are required by federal law to register with the Selective Service System apply for a nondriver identification card, learner permit, junior operator license, operator license, or commercial driver license, the signature on the application shall additionally serve as registration with the Selective Service System.

AN ACT RELATING TO REGISTERING WITH THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM THROUGH MOTOR VEHICLE PERMIT AND LICENSE APPLICATIONS

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  23 V.S.A. § 108 is amended to read:

§ 108.  APPLICATION FORMS

(a)  The commissioner shall prepare and furnish all forms for applications, accident reports, conviction reports, a pamphlet containing the full text of the motor vehicle laws of the state, and all other forms needed in the proper conduct of his or her office.  He or she shall furnish an adequate supply of such registration forms, license applications, and motor vehicle laws each year to each town clerk, and to such other persons as may so who make a request.

(b)  The commissioner shall state on applications for a nondriver identification card, learner permit, junior operator license, operator license, and commercial driver license, including applications for renewals and replacements of each, the following statement:  “By submitting or signing this application, I am consenting to registration with the Selective Service System, if so required by federal law.”

Sec. 2.  23 V.S.A. § 115(l) is added to read:

(l)  Section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act (50 U.S.C. App. 451 et seq.) requires male United States citizens and immigrants who are at least 18 years of age but less than 26 years of age to register with the Selective Service System.  The signature on the application for a nondriver identification card, renewal of a card, or replacement of a card which has been lost, destroyed, or mutilated shall serve as registration with the Selective Service System for those persons required to comply with the federal law.  The commissioner of motor vehicles shall forward the necessary personal information in an electronic format to the Selective Service.

Sec. 3.  23 V.S.A. § 603(e) is added to read:

(e)  Section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act (50 U.S.C. App. 451 et seq.) requires male United States citizens and immigrants who are at least 18 years of age but less than 26 years of age to register with the Selective Service System.  The signature on the application for an operator license, junior operator license, or learner permit, renewal of a permit or license, or replacement of a permit or license which has been lost, destroyed, or mutilated shall serve as registration with the Selective Service System for those persons required to comply with the federal law.  The commissioner of motor vehicles shall forward the necessary personal information in an electronic format to the Selective Service.

Sec. 4.  23 V.S.A. § 4110(e) is added to read:

(e)  Section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act (50 U.S.C. App. 451 et seq.) requires male United States citizens and immigrants who are at least 18 years of age but less than 26 years of age to register with the Selective Service System.  The signature on the application for a commercial driver license, renewal of a license, or replacement of a license which has been lost, destroyed, or mutilated shall serve as registration with the Selective Service System for those persons required to comply with the federal law.  The commissioner of motor vehicles shall forward the necessary personal information in an electronic format to the Selective Service.



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The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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