The commissioner shall administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter and shall make rules and regulations necessary for its administration, including provisions for hearings by the commissioner or his representative upon request of persons aggrieved by any orders or acts by the commissioner, but the granting of any such hearings shall not operate to prevent or delay any action by the commissioner which is mandatory under the provisions of this chapter.
The commissioner shall upon request and subject to the provisions of article two-a, chapter seventeen-a of this code, furnish any person a certified abstract of the operating record of any person subject to the provisions of this chapter, and if there is no record of any conviction of the person of a violation of any law relating to the operation of a motor vehicle or of any injury or damage caused by the person, the commissioner shall so certify. The commissioner shall collect $7.50 for each abstract. The Division of Motor Vehicles may adjust this fee every five years on September 1, based on the U. S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics most current Consumer Price Index: Provided, That an increase in such fee may not exceed ten percent of the total fee amount in a single year.
The provisions of this section enacted in 2017 take effect on July 1, 2017.