Vital records; DMV authorized to access records and issue certified copies, fees, penalty. (SB1039)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Access to vital records; certified copies of vital records. Directs the State Registrar to enter into an agreement with the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to allow the Department of Motor Vehicles access to vital records by October 1, 2013, and to further allow the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue certified copies of such records by July 1, 2014. The bill also directs the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Health to study transferring vital records and the functions associated with keeping such records to the Department of Motor Vehicles and report. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101973D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2013Rereferred from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Rereferred to Transportation
01/23/2013Committee substitute printed 13104335D-S1
01/23/2013Reported from Transportation with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Read second time
01/28/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104335D-S1
01/28/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1039S1
01/29/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Placed on Calendar
02/05/2013Read first time
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/06/2013Assigned Transportation sub: #1
02/11/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/12/2013Reported from Transportation with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (93-Y 1-N)
02/13/2013VOTE: AGREE TO MOTION (93-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Read third time
02/13/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1039
02/13/2013Passed House with amendments (99-Y 1-N)
02/13/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1039ER)
02/19/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
03/18/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 534 (effective 7/1/13)
03/18/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0534)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.