An Act To Amend Certain Motor Vehicle Laws
Sec. 1. 5 MRSA §12004-G, sub-§33-C, as enacted by PL 1995, c. 376, §1, is repealed.
Sec. 2. 29-A MRSA §101, sub-§27-B, ¶C, as enacted by PL 2019, c. 335, §1, is amended to read:
Sec. 3. 29-A MRSA §556, first ¶, as amended by PL 2013, c. 530, §2, is further amended to read:
A motor vehicle is exempt from this subchapter, except sections 555, 555-A, 558-A , and 560 and 562, as follows:
Sec. 4. 29-A MRSA §562, as amended by PL 2017, c. 327, §§16 and 17, is repealed.
Sec. 5. 29-A MRSA §1401, sub-§9, as amended by PL 2017, c. 27, §3 and affected by §10, is further amended to read:
Sec. 6. 29-A MRSA §2458, sub-§2, ¶V, as enacted by PL 2017, c. 327, §21, is amended to read:
Sec. 7. 29-A MRSA §2458, sub-§6, ¶B, as enacted by PL 1997, c. 111, §2, is repealed.
Sec. 8. 29-A MRSA §2458, sub-§6, ¶E, as enacted by PL 1997, c. 111, §2, is amended to read:
This bill makes the following changes to the motor vehicle laws.
1. It clarifies the law with respect to weight requirements for heavy duty recovery vehicles.
2. It allows the Secretary of State to assist law enforcement entities by providing driver's license biometric technology records. The bill prohibits the Secretary of State from allowing an outside entity to use biometric technology to search driver's license records.
3. It repeals the law establishing the Motor Carrier Review Board in order to remove conflicts with the motor carrier review process conducted by the Department of the Secretary of State, Bureau of Motor Vehicles.