KY SB 199


Jimmy Higdon
702 Capital Ave Annex, Room 204
Frankfort, KY 40601
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Bill Text








Amends various sections of Commercial Driver's License law.



Amends various sections of KRS 281A regarding commercial driver's licenses (CDLs) to define terms; changes references from "commercial driver's instruction permit" to "commercial learner's permit" (CLP); streamlines procedures for application and testing of CDL applicants who are not residents of Kentucky; specifies the need for federally mandated entry level driver training; expands the testing exemption for CDL applicants who have military driving experience to include the knowledge test; establishes a lifetime CDL revocation penalty for any individual who uses a commercial motor vehicle in the commission of human trafficking; requires the Transportation Cabinet to adopt Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulation; requires the Transportation Cabinet to keep driving history records of CDL and CLP holders indefinitely; prohibits individuals from having more than one operator's license or personal identification card.



Effective 1/1/2025..


02/12/2024 Introduced in Senate. Referred to Senate Committee on Committees.
02/14/2024 Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation.
03/06/2024 Reported favorably by Committee. First reading. To Calendar with Committee Substitute.
03/07/2024 Second reading in Senate, Referred to Senate Committee on Rules. Posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for 03/08/2024.
03/08/24 Third reading. Passed Senate with Committee Substitute.
03/11/2024 Received in House. Referred to Committee on Committees for Committee referral.
03/15/2024 Referred to House Committee on Transportation.
03/21/2024 Reported favorably by House Committee on Transportation. First reading in House. To calendar with Committee Substitute.
03/22/2024 Second reading in House. Referred to House Committee on Rules.
03/25/2024 Posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for 3/26/2024.
03/27/2024 3rd reading in House. Passed with Committee Substitute. Received in Senate.
03/28/2024 Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute. Passed Senate. Enrolled. Delivered to Governor.
04/09/2024 Signed by Governor.