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VOL. 123 | NO. 26 | Thursday, February 07, 2008

Bill Clarifies Time Period of Temporary License

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NASHVILLE (AP) - A bill moving through the Legislature would clarify the length of time a person legally admitted to the United States can maintain a driver's license.

The measure sponsored by Sen. Jim Kyle, D-Memphis, unanimously passed the Senate on Wednesday.

The bill would remove the one-year minimum period for a temporary license and instead state the license is valid only during the period of time the person is authorized to stay.

It may not be issued for a period of more than five years.

The companion version is scheduled to be heard next week in a House finance committee.

Read the full text of SB2907 on the General Assembly's Web site at: http://www.legislature.state.tn.us

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