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(a) Every court administrator shall keep a full record of every case in which a person is charged with a violation of any law or ordinance, regulating the operation of vehicles on highways.

(b) Within ten days after the conviction or forfeiture of bail of a person upon a charge of violating any provisions of any law or ordinance, regulating the operation of vehicles on highways, the court administrator of the court in which the conviction was had or bail was forfeited, shall immediately forward to the Department of Public Safety an abstract of the record of the court covering the case in which the person was convicted or forfeited bail. The abstract must be certified by the person required to prepare it to be true and correct.

(c) The abstract must be made upon a form furnished by the Department of Public Safety, and shall include the name and address of the party charged, the driver's license number of the person involved, the nature of the offense, the date of hearing, the plea, the judgment, or whether bail was forfeited, and the amount of the fine or forfeiture, as the case may be.

(d) Every court shall also forward a report to the Department of Public Safety reporting the conviction of any person of manslaughter or other felony in the commission of which a vehicle was used.

(e) The failure, refusal, or neglect of any judicial officer to comply with any of the requirements of this section shall constitute misconduct in the office and shall be grounds for removal.

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