Legislature(1999 - 2000)

03/30/1999 01:40 PM TRA

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            HB   2-REGISTRATION PLATES FOR DISABLED                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN WARD brought up HB 2.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Number 159                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JAMES stated it pleased her "to be able to present                                                               
this simple little bill." It originated from a request from the                                                                 
Veterans and asks that a nurse practitioner be able to certify that                                                             
individuals are disabled in order to obtain a parking permit or the                                                             
benefits of the motor vehicle registration plate. In other parts of                                                             
the state where there are not physicians, nurse practitioners have                                                              
the knowledge and ability to make these determinations.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN WARD asked for questions.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MS. JUANITA HENSLEY, Administrator with the Division of Motor                                                                   
Vehicles, stated for the record that the division has no opposition                                                             
at all to this bill.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR HALFORD moved HB 2 from committee with individual                                                                       
recommendations.  Without objection, it was so ordered.  The                                                                    
meeting adjourned at 1:55 p.m.                                                                                                  

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