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Revoke Driver's License Appeal Attorney General

Concerning a requirement that the attorney general represent the department of revenue in all driver's license and state identification card appeals, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2023 Regular Session
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

The act changes the legal representative for the department of revenue (department) in driver's license and identification card denial, cancellation, suspension, and revocation appeals. Under existing law, upon request of the attorney general, a district attorney represents the department in such appeals. On and after 3 specified dates that are designated for 3 groups of judicial districts, the act requires the attorney general to represent the department in all such appeals. The attorney general may appear for such an appeal hearing by telephone, video teleconference, or any other court-authorized means of electronic participation.

For the 2023-24 state fiscal year, $47,583 is appropriated from the general fund to the department and reappropriated to the department of law for legal services to be provided to the department in connection with the implementation of the act.

APPROVED by Governor June 5, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details