View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 3357 The Committee on Education and Public Works proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 3357 (COUNCIL\CM\3357C002.GT.CM19):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:

/SECTION      1.      Article 3, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

     "Section 56-3-115.      The Department of Motor Vehicles may add a notation to a private passenger-carrying motor vehicle registration to indicate that the driver may be deaf or hard of hearing. The application for this special motor vehicle registration notation must include an original certificate from a licensed physician, as defined in Section 40-47-5, or licensed audiologist, as defined in Section 40-67-220, that certifies that the applicant has a permanent, uncorrectable hearing loss of forty decibels or more in one or both ears. The 'deaf or hard of hearing' notation would only appear when a law enforcement check is run on the vehicle's license plate through the department's online interface with law enforcement to alert the officer that the driver may be deaf or hard of hearing."

SECTION      2.      This act takes effect one year after approval by the Governor.            /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.