STATE OF NEW JERSEY
PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2012 SESSION
Assemblyman REED GUSCIORA
District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)
Assemblywoman L. GRACE SPENCER
District 29 (Essex)
Assemblyman UPENDRA J. CHIVUKULA
District 17 (Middlesex and Somerset)
Clarifies authority of municipal court to suspend driver’s licenses.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
As reported by the Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee with technical review.
An Act concerning motor vehicle driver’s licenses and amending R.S.39:5-31.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. R.S.39:5-31 is amended to read as follows:
39:5-31. The [director] chief administrator or any [magistrate] municipal court judge before whom any hearing under this subtitle is had may revoke or suspend the license of any person to drive a motor vehicle, when such person shall have been guilty of such willful violation of any of the provisions of this subtitle as shall, in the discretion of the [magistrate] chief administrator or the municipal court judge, justify such revocation or suspension.
(cf: P.L.1953, c.36, s.30)
2. This act shall take effect immediately.