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Outstanding Judgments And Driver's Licenses

Concerning action that can be taken against an individual based on the individual's failure to pay for a traffic violation, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2017 Regular Session
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

Under current law, driving under restraint is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 6 months in jail and up to a $500 fine. The bill decreases the penalty to a class A traffic infraction if the basis of the restraint is an outstanding judgment.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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