[First Reprint]

ASSEMBLY, No. 945

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

215th LEGISLATURE

 

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2012 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman  CELESTE M. RILEY

District 3 (Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem)

Assemblyman  DANIEL R. BENSON

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

Assemblywoman  PAMELA R. LAMPITT

District 6 (Burlington and Camden)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblymen McKeon, Diegnan, Assemblywoman Mosquera, Senators Madden, Beach, Ruiz and Gordon

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Allows person with diabetes to voluntarily make notation on drivers license.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As amended by the General Assembly on March 21, 2013.

  


An Act concerning drivers licenses and supplementing Title 39 of the Revised Statutes. 

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    a.  The Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission shall 1[provide with every new license, renewal license, identification card, or renewal identification card the opportunity for a person] permit a license or identification card holder1 to voluntarily 1[designate] indicate1 that the person 1[suffers from diabetes,]1 is 1an1 insulin dependent 1[, and as a result, may be susceptible to convulsive seizures] diabetic1

     b.    The designation indicating that a person is an insulin dependent diabetic pursuant to subsection a. of this section shall be done in accordance with procedures prescribed by the chief administrator.  1[The designation shall be displayed in print in a conspicuous form and manner on the license or identification card by substantially the following statement: “INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETIC”.]1  The designation shall be used 1[exclusively]1 by 1[any] a1 law enforcement official or emergency medical professional to diagnose a person who has been rendered unable to communicate due to a diabetic seizure 1and shall not be used for any other purpose by any other person1.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect on the first day of the 1[thirteenth] 13th1 month following enactment.