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New DMV Laws Take Effect July 1st

New DMV Laws Take Effect July 1st

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Several new laws that involve the DMV will take effect July 1st. Agency spokeswoman Sunni Brown says one new law expands the list of medical conditions that are allowed on a driver’s license. Another change eliminates an extra tax for hybrids. Anybody who paid the tax in multiple renewals will get a refund.

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