Under existing law, each person who drives a motor vehicle on a public highway in this state must be properly licensed to drive the vehicle
This bill would establish a procedure for a motor vehicle operated by a driver without liability insurance, with a suspended or revoked license, or who has never been issued a driver's license to be impounded
This bill would require the impounding agency to notify the registered owner of the vehicle and give the registered owner the opportunity for a hearing
This bill would require the impounding agency to sell a vehicle not released at the end of the 90-day impoundment
Relating to motor vehicles; to authorize a motor vehicle operated by a driver without liability insurance, who has a suspended or restricted driver's license, or who has never been issued a driver's license to be impounded under certain conditions; to provide for notice and a hearing concerning the impoundment and release of the vehicle; to authorize certain civil penalties for violations; to authorize the sale of a vehicle that has not been released to the owner following the 90-day impoundment; and to award the proceeds from the sale to law enforcement.
|March 1, 2011||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security|
|Bill Text||HB100 Alabama 2011 Session - Introduced|