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HB 11 - Designating Driver's Licenses for Drug Dealers - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Cedric Richmond voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (68-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Designating Driver's Licenses for Drug Dealers

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires those convicted of certain drug violations to be issued a special driver's license or identification card.

Highlights:
-Requires that all Louisiana driver's licenses or identification cards belonging to individuals convicted a second or subsequent time after August 15th, 2009 of certain controlled dangerous substance violations contain a restriction code indicating that the individual has been convicted of a felony violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substance Law (Sec. 1). -Mandates that both the driver's license and identification card contain the words "Drug Offender" in orange (Sec. 1). -Mandates the driver's license and identification card to be valid for a period of four years from the date it was issued (Sec. 1). -Requires that driver's licenses and identification cards with restriction codes be carried for a period of eight years (Sec. 1).
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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Designating Driver's Licenses for Drug Dealers

Sponsors

  • Rickey Hardy (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
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