Driver's License; ID Number

Prohibits after July 31, 2001, any reference to the licensee's
social security number on a driver's license.  Requires the
director of transportation to implement a new system of assigning
unique identification numbers to motor vehicle licenses.  (SD2)

THE SENATE                              S.B. NO.           S.D. 2
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            

                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT



 1      SECTION 1.  Section 286-109, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 2 amended to read as follows:
 3      "286-109  General provision governing the issuance of
 4 licenses.  Upon payment of the required fee and upon
 5 demonstrating the ability to operate a certain category or
 6 categories of motor vehicles to the satisfaction of the examiner
 7 of drivers, an applicant for a driver's license shall be issued a
 8 single license of a design approved by the director of
 9 transportation upon which is made a notation of the category or
10 categories of motor vehicles the applicant may operate, any
11 restrictive provisions to which the license is subject, and,
12 where the license is issued to a person under twenty-one years of
13 age, a statement, in clearly legible print that shall contrast
14 with the other information appearing on the license, which
15 indicates the date on which the person will attain the age of
16 twenty-one years.
17      After July 31, 2001, no licenses issued or renewed under
18 this section shall include within its design a notation of the
19 applicant's social security number.  The director of
20 transportation shall adopt rules and procedures, including an

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 1 appropriate license design, that assign a unique identification
 2 number to all driver's licenses issued after July 31, 2001.
 3      Statutes of limitations and other provisions of this chapter
 4 notwithstanding, no driver's license or instruction permit shall
 5 be issued or renewed under this section, where the examiner of
 6 drivers is notified by the district judge, traffic violations
 7 bureaus of the district courts, or the judge of the circuit court
 8 that the applicant has failed to respond to a traffic citation or
 9 summons for the violation of any traffic laws of a county, this
10 chapter or [chapters] chapter 286G, 287, 290, 291, or 291C, and
11 the same remains delinquent and outstanding, or the applicant,
12 having timely responded initially, has as of the time of the
13 application, failed to comply in full with all orders of the
14 court."
15      SECTION 2.  Section 286-111, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
16 amended by amending subsection (c) to read as follows:
17      "(c)  Every application shall state the full name, date of
18 birth, sex, occupation, social security number, the residence
19 address and business address, if any, of the applicant, and shall
20 briefly describe the applicant, and shall state whether the
21 applicant has theretofore been licensed as a driver, and, if so,
22 when and in what state or country, and whether any such license
23 has ever been suspended or revoked, or whether an application has

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 1 ever been refused, and if so, the date of and reason for the
 2 suspension, revocation, or refusal."
 3      SECTION 3.  Section 286-239, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 4 amended by amending subsection (a) to read as follows:
 5      "(a)  The commercial driver's license shall be marked "CDL"
 6 and, to the maximum extent practicable, shall be tamperproof and
 7 include, but not be limited to, the following with respect to the
 8 licensee:
 9      (1)  The name and residence address;
10      (2)  A color photograph;
11      (3)  A physical description including sex and height;
12      (4)  Date of birth;
13     [(5)  Social security number;
14      (6)] (5) Signature;
15     [(7)] (6) The class or type of commercial motor vehicle or
16           vehicles which may be driven together with any
17           endorsements or restrictions;
18     [(8)] (7) The name of this State; and
19     [(9)] (8) The issuance and expiration dates of the license."
20      SECTION 4.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
21 New statutory material is underscored.
22      SECTION 5.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.