04RS HB511


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HB 511 (BR 1310) - C. Miller, J. Jenkins, T. Burch, L. Clark, R. Crimm, D. Graham, C. Hoffman

     AN ACT relating to proof of motor vehicle insurance.
     Amend KRS 304.39-117, relating to motor vehicle insurance, to provide that failure to maintain proof of insurance in the vehicle at all times creates a presumption that the vehicle does not have insurance coverage; provide that an owner cited for failure to maintain insurance shall be responsible for providing the court with proof that he or she did have the proper coverage at the time he or she was cited; amend KRS 186A.065 to conform.


     HCS - Clarify that an insurance card, rather than a certificate of insurance, must be kept in vehicle; establish that failure to maintain an insurance card in a vehicle shall be prima facie evidence that the vehicle does not have insurance.

     Feb 13-introduced in House
     Feb 17-to Transportation (H)
     Mar 2-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 16, 2004
     Mar 16-3rd reading, passed 52-36 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 17-received in Senate
     Mar 22-to Judiciary (S)

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