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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2672         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3073

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Antonio F. D. Cabral

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to commercial driver licensing.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2672        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3073

By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3073) of Andrews and Cabral for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to administer alternative language tests to applicants for commercial drivers licenses Joint Committee on Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3178 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to commercial driver licensing.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 6 of Chapter 90F, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended in line 13, by inserting after the word, "vehicles", the following:

              The registrar shall administer the tests prescribed under this section in Portuguese and Spanish, if so requested by the applicant, and in any other language the registrar deems necessary, as reasonable accommodation for limited-English speaking applicants for licenses to operate commercial motor vehicles. No test administered pursuant to Section 6 shall be used to determine any English language skills required by federal guidelines.

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