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House Bill No. 5265

Public Act No. 10-16

AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPIRATION OF DRIVER'S LICENSES ISSUED TO MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2010) A Connecticut motor vehicle operator's license held by any person on active duty with the armed forces and absent from this state due to such service shall be valid for thirty days following the date on which the license holder is honorably separated from such service or returns to this state, unless the license is suspended, cancelled or revoked as provided by law earlier than such date. The license shall be valid only when in the immediate possession of the license holder and the license holder has his or her discharge or separation papers in his or her immediate possession.

Approved May 5, 2010