This bill stops the state from suspending individuals' driver's licenses for failure to pay court debt and for low-level failure to appear offenses.
This bill passed the house with a vote of 56-16, and passed the senate with a vote of 23-1. Under current law, the personal information about an individual who obtains a driver license is shared with others, including private...
This bill prohibits driver license suspensions for failure to pay court debt, and failure to appear in many non-driving related offenses.
This bill would limit the circumstances when the state could suspend an individual's driver license.
A new law stands to benefit over 8,000 Utahns each year, whose driver licenses will no longer be suspended for violating a drug law that has nothing to do with operating a vehicle.
This law would put an end to the practice where those guilty of a drug offense have their driver license suspended, even if they weren't driving at the time of the offense.