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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.597

Introduced by   Representative Pillsbury of Brattleboro

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Motor vehicles; registration; parking tickets

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to provide that the commissioner of motor vehicles may suspend or revoke the registration of any motor vehicle if the registrant is an habitual user of drugs, or has unpaid parking tickets totaling $25.00 or more.

AN ACT RELATING TO SUSPENDING OR REVOKING MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION FOR DRUG USE OR UNPAID PARKING TICKETS

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

Sec. 1.  23 V.S.A. § 308 is amended to read:

§ 308.  SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF REGISTRATION

The commissioner may suspend or revoke the registration of any motor vehicle, registered in this state, and repossess the number plates assigned to it, when he or she is satisfied that:

(1)  Such The vehicle has been stolen and that the registrant thereof has no does not have legal title thereto; or

(2)  Such The vehicle is in such poor mechanical condition as to make its operation and use a menace or danger; or

(3)  Such The vehicle is operated without proper equipment after the owner thereof has been notified to procure and use such equipment as is required by law or department regulations rules; or

(4)  The owner of such the motor vehicle has perpetrated some fraud upon the motor vehicle department; or

(5)  The owner of such the motor vehicle is an habitual user of intoxicating liquor or drugs to excess; or

(6)  The number plates were erroneously issued; or

(7)  The owner of the motor vehicle has unpaid parking tickets totaling $25.00 or more; or

(7)(8)  Suspension or revocation is authorized under any other provision of law.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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