Reference is to Printer's Date 3/11/14-S.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking Section 56-1-218 as contained in SECTION 1, beginning on page 1, and inserting:
/ SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 1, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
(A) Notwithstanding any other
provision of law, a member of the Armed Forces of the United
States, who is deployed or mobilized outside of this State, or
receives orders for a permanent change of station outside of
this State, whose license expires while serving outside of this
State or whose license expires within ninety days from the
beginning of service outside of this State, may apply for an
extension on the expiration of the license.
(B) The department shall grant the extension if the service member provides copies of the orders that require service outside of this State and a valid military identification card, or military orders supporting services outside of the State. The extension expires ninety days after the member is discharged from the service or returns to this State. If the orders do not specify a return date, the service member is deemed to have returned on the date that the commanding officer of the unit provides as the return date to the department. The license is deemed to expire only upon the expiration of the extension.
(C) The provisions of this section also apply to dependents residing with the service member.
(D) The department may prescribe forms and policies to implement the provisions of this section. The department shall post the application form on its website, and the application must be able to be processed by mail or electronically." /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.