Download Zipped Introduced WP 9 HB0209.ZIP 5,312 Bytes
[Status][Bill Documents][Fiscal Note][Bills Directory]
5 This act modifies the Public Safety Code by amending certain driver license requirements.
6 The act clarifies the penalty for certain driver license violations.
7 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
9 53-3-204, as last amended by Chapter 28, Laws of Utah 1999
11 53-3-110, Utah Code Annotated 1953
12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
13 Section 1. Section 53-3-110 is enacted to read:
14 53-3-110. Violations.
15 A violation of any of the provisions of this chapter is an infraction, unless otherwise
17 Section 2. Section 53-3-204 is amended to read:
18 53-3-204. Persons who may not be licensed.
19 (1) (a) The division may not license a person who:
20 (i) is younger than 16 years of age;
21 (ii) has not completed a course in driver training approved by the commissioner; [
22 (iii) if the person is a minor, [
23 under Section 53-3-211 .
24 (b) Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to a person:
25 (i) who has been licensed before July 1, 1967; or
26 (ii) who is 16 years of age or older making application for a license who has been licensed
27 in another state or country.
28 (2) The division may not issue a license certificate to a person:
29 (a) whose license has been suspended, denied, cancelled, or disqualified during the period
30 of suspension, denial, cancellation, or disqualification;
31 (b) whose privilege has been revoked, except as provided in Section 53-3-225 ;
32 (c) who has previously been adjudged mentally incompetent and who has not at the time
33 of application been restored to competency as provided by law;
34 (d) who is required by this chapter to take an examination unless the person successfully
35 passes the examination; or
36 (e) whose driving privileges have been denied or suspended under:
37 (i) Section 78-3a-506 by an order of the juvenile court; or
38 (ii) Section 53-3-231 .
39 (3) The division may grant a class D or M license to a person whose commercial license
40 is disqualified under Part 4 of this chapter if the person is not otherwise sanctioned under this
Legislative Review Note
as of 12-18-00 8:21 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.