residents who are a year overdue on a state tax bill of $1,000 or
more would not be able to renew their driver’s licenses under a
bill in the state Legislature.
bill authorizes the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles to permit
flagging the delinquent taxpayer’s driver’s license when it comes
up for renewal and not allowing it to be reissued until taxes are
sponsored by Rep. Warren Triche, D-Thibodaux, would allow tax deadbeats
to retain their licenses by agreeing to a payment schedule with
the state Revenue Department.
House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works approved
the bill May 19. It has since been forwarded to the House floor