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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SHARING OF INFORMATION BY THE REGISTRY OF MOTOR VEHICLES

         Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
         SECTION 1.  Chapter 90 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
         Section 62.  Following any suspension or revocation pursuant to subsection (a) or (b) of section 22, section 22F, 22I, 24, 24½, 24D, 24G or 24L, the registrar shall timely notify  the police department of the municipality in which the licensee or registrant resides, providing written notice of the name and address of the licensee or registrant, the license plate number of any vehicle registered to the operator at the time of the suspension or revocation and the reasons for the suspension or revocation, accompanied by a copy of the operator’s driving record; provided, however, that the registrar shall timely notify the police department following any reissuance of the license or registration.
         SECTION 2.  The registrar of motor vehicles shall submit a report to the joint committee on transportation and the house and senate committees on ways and means on the plan for implementing the requirements set forth in section 1. The report shall include, but shall not be limited to, the technical capabilities of providing the necessary information to municipalities, the volume and rate of information that shall be provided to municipalities and any possible complications or impediments with implementing the requirements set forth in said section 1. The report shall be submitted on or before September 1, 2015.
         SECTION 3.  Section 1 shall take effect on January 1, 2016.

Approved, January 6, 2015.