|SB 0697||Makes Vehicle & Driver's License Records Confidential|
|LR Number:||S2381.01I||Fiscal Note:||2381-01|
|Last Action:||03/05/96 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Transportation Committee|
|Effective Date:||January 1, 1997|
SCS/SB 697 - This act prohibits the disclosure of any personal information in a motor vehicle or driver's license record. Information on driving violations and accidents can be disclosed. Exceptions are allowed for the following: (1) Government agencies; (2) Motor vehicle safety and recalls; (3) Research; (4) Media; (5) Insurers; (6) Towing companies; (7) Private investigators and attorneys (8) Anyone with consent from the individual being checked; (9) Employers for commercial driver's license purposes; and (10) Uses specifically authorized by other laws.
No recipient of personal information may redisclose it
except within the same agency. Every request for personal record
information shall be in writing and maintained by the Department
of Revenue for three years. Every person making a request shall
provide proof of identity. False representations and other
violations of this act are penalized.