senate Bill S3842A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires holders of junior learner's permits and licenses to remain enrolled in school or graduate therefrom

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2012 print number 3842a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Mar 07, 2011 referred to transportation

S3842 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §501-b, V & T L; amd §305, Ed L

S3842 - Summary

Requires holders of junior learner's permits and licenses to remain enrolled in school or graduate therefrom; provides for the suspension of any such permit or license if the holder leaves school without graduating.

S3842 - Sponsor Memo

S3842 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3842

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  education  law,  in
  relation  to  requiring  holders  of  class  DJ  or class MJ learner's
  permits and licenses to be enrolled in a secondary educational program
  or to have successfully completed such a program

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 501-b of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. (A) IN ADDITION TO ANY  OTHER  RESTRICTION  IN  THIS  ARTICLE,  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  NOT  ISSUE  A CLASS DJ OR MJ LEARNER'S PERMIT, OR A
CLASS DJ OR MJ LICENSE TO ANY PERSON UNLESS SUCH  PERSON  PROVIDES  SUCH
PROOF,  AS  SHALL  BE ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, THAT
THE PERSON:
  (I) HAS RECEIVED A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR A GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVEL-
OPMENT DIPLOMA (GED);
  (II) IS ENROLLED AND PARTICIPATING IN A PROGRAM OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION;
  (III) IS ENROLLED AND PARTICIPATING IN A GENERAL EDUCATIONAL  DEVELOP-
MENT PROGRAM (GED); OR
  (IV)  IS  ENROLLED  AND PARTICIPATING IN A HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM OR
CAREER EDUCATION PROGRAM AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B) THE COMMISSIONER  AND  COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCATION  SHALL  JOINTLY
ESTABLISH  A SYSTEM WHEREBY THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT WILL PROVIDE NOTICE
TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE CHANGE IN STATUS OF  ANY  STUDENT  WHICH  WOULD
DISQUALIFY  HIM OR HER FROM HOLDING A DJ OR MJ LEARNER'S PERMIT, OR A DJ
OR MJ LICENSE.
  (C) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUSPEND THE LEARNER'S PERMIT OR LICENSE  OF
ANY  PERSON  UNDER  THE  AGE  OF  EIGHTEEN  YEARS, UPON NOTICE THAT SUCH
PERSON:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09074-01-1

S3842A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §501-b, V & T L; amd §305, Ed L

S3842A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires holders of junior learner's permits and licenses to remain enrolled in school or graduate therefrom; provides for the suspension of any such permit or license if the holder leaves school without graduating.

S3842A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3842A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3842--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Transportation  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law and the education law, in
  relation to requiring holders  of  class  DJ  or  class  MJ  learner's
  permits and licenses to be enrolled in a secondary educational program
  or to have successfully completed such a program

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 501-b of the vehicle and traffic law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  (A)  IN  ADDITION  TO  ANY  OTHER RESTRICTION IN THIS ARTICLE, THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL NOT ISSUE A CLASS DJ OR MJ  LEARNER'S  PERMIT,  OR  A
CLASS  DJ  OR  MJ LICENSE TO ANY PERSON UNLESS SUCH PERSON PROVIDES SUCH
PROOF, AS SHALL BE ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCATION,  THAT
THE PERSON:
  (I) HAS RECEIVED A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR A GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVEL-
OPMENT DIPLOMA (GED);
  (II) IS ENROLLED AND PARTICIPATING IN A PROGRAM OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION;
  (III)  IS ENROLLED AND PARTICIPATING IN A GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOP-
MENT PROGRAM (GED); OR
  (IV) IS ENROLLED AND PARTICIPATING IN A HIGHER  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  OR
CAREER EDUCATION PROGRAM AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B)  THE  COMMISSIONER  AND  COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCATION SHALL JOINTLY
ESTABLISH A SYSTEM WHEREBY THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT WILL PROVIDE  NOTICE
TO  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  THE CHANGE IN STATUS OF ANY STUDENT WHICH WOULD
DISQUALIFY HIM OR HER FROM HOLDING A DJ OR MJ LEARNER'S PERMIT, OR A  DJ
OR MJ LICENSE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09074-03-2

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