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28th Legislature(2013-2014)

Bill Text 28th Legislature


00 Enrolled HB 146                                                                                                         
01 Relating to proof of motor vehicle liability insurance; and providing for an effective date.                            
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03    * Section 1. AS 28.22.019(a) is amended to read:                                                                   
04            (a)  A person shall have proof of motor vehicle liability insurance in the                                   
05       person's immediate possession at all times when driving a motor vehicle, and shall                                
06       present the proof for inspection upon the demand of a peace officer or other authorized                           
07       representative of the Department of Public Safety. A person may display the proof                             
08       on a mobile electronic device. However, a person charged with violating this section                          
09       may not be convicted if the person produces in court or in the office of the arresting or                         
10       citing officer proof of motor vehicle liability insurance previously issued to the person                         
11       that was valid at the time of the person's arrest or citation.                                                    
12    * Sec. 2. AS 28.22.019(d) is amended to read:                                                                      
13            (d)  In this section, "proof" means                                                                          
01                 (1)  a copy of the insurance policy or certificate of self-insurance that is                        
02       in effect;                                                                                                    
03                 (2)  [OR] a printed card or electronic certification from an insurance                              
04       company, insurance agent, insurance broker, or surplus lines broker that a policy that                            
05       complies with AS 28.22.011 is in effect; or                                                                   
06                 (3)  the display on a mobile electronic device of verification from an                              
07       insurance company, insurance agent, insurance broker, or surplus lines broker                                 
08       that a policy that complies with AS 28.22.011 is in effect.                                                   
09    * Sec. 3. AS 28.22.019 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                              
10            (e)  Displaying proof of motor vehicle liability insurance on a mobile                                       
11       electronic device under this section does not constitute consent for a peace officer or                           
12       other authorized representative of the Department of Public Safety to access other                                
13       contents of the mobile electronic device.                                                                         
14    * Sec. 4. This Act takes effect July 1, 2013.                                                                      
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