Stricken language would be deleted from and underlined language would be added to present law.
1 State of Arkansas
2 93rd General Assembly A Bill
3 Regular Session, 2021 HOUSE BILL 1846
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5 By: Representative Holcomb
6 By: Senator B. Johnson
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8 For An Act To Be Entitled
9 AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF A
10 COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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13 Subtitle
14 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE
15 OF A COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE.
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18 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS:
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20 SECTION 1. Arkansas Code 27-23-110(a)(2), concerning the cost for an
21 application for a commercial driver license, is amended to read as follows:
22 (2) The application for a commercial driver license shall be
23 accompanied by an application fee of forty-one fifty dollars ($41.00)
24 ($50.00).
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26 SECTION 2. Arkansas Code 27-23-111(e) and (f), concerning the
27 expiration a commercial driver license, is amended to read as follows:
28 (e) Expiration of License. All driver licenses issued on and after
29 January 1, 1990, shall be issued for a period of four (4) years from the date
30 of issuance Except as provided in subsection (f) of this section, the Office
31 of Driver Services shall issue a commercial driver license to a qualified
32 applicant for a period of five (5) years from the date of issuance.
33 (f)(1) Authority to Adjust All Commercial Driver License Expiration
34 Periods. The office, for whatever period of time is necessary, shall have
35 the authority to may promulgate rules and regulations to extend or shorten
36 the term of any a commercial driver license period, as necessary, to ensure
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1 that approximately twenty-five twenty percent (25%) (20%) of the total valid
2 commercial driver licenses are renewable each fiscal year.
3 (2) All A commercial driver licenses license subject to change
4 for the purpose of this chapter subdivision (f)(1) of this section shall also
5 be subject to adjustment of the commercial driver license renewal fee to
6 ensure the proper commercial driver license fee is assessed as set forth in
7 this chapter and the change shall be carried out in a manner determined by
8 the office.
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10 SECTION 3. Arkansas Code 27-23-118(a), concerning the distribution
11 of commercial driver license fees, is amended to read as follows:
12 (a) The fee set out in 27-23-110(a) shall be deposited as special
13 revenues into the State Treasury and distributed as follows:
14 (1) Twenty Twenty-five dollars ($20.00) ($25.00) shall be
15 deposited to the credit of the Revenue Division of the Department of Finance
16 and Administration into the Commercial Driver License Fund;
17 (2) One dollar ($1.00) of the fee shall be distributed in the
18 same manner as set out in 27-16-801(g); and
19 (3)(2) The remaining twenty twenty-five dollars ($20.00)
20 ($25.00) of the fee shall be distributed in the same manner as set out in
21 27-16-801(d).
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23 SECTION 4. EFFECTIVE DATE. This act is effective on and after January
24 1, 2022.
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Statutes affected:
HB 1846: 27-23-110(a), 27-23-111(e), 27-23-118(a)