assembly Bill A8787

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires youth holding operator's licenses or permits to maintain good school attendance

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Apr 29, 2014 held for consideration in transportation
Feb 14, 2014 referred to transportation

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A8787 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S282
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L; add §3210-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A3469
2011-2012: A9207, S6482

A8787 - Summary

Requires youth holding operator's licenses or permits to maintain good school attendance.

A8787 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8787

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BUTLER, FINCH, TENNEY, GOODELL, CROUCH, WALTER --
  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. CERETTO, LENTOL, McKEVITT, McLAUGHLIN
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  education  law,  in
  relation  to requiring youth holding operator's licenses or permits to
  maintain good school attendance

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

  Section  1.  Section  502 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. CERTIFICATES OF GOOD SCHOOL ATTENDANCE.  (A)  EXCEPT  AS  OTHERWISE
PROVIDED  IN  PARAGRAPH (D) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, NO LICENSE OR LEARNER'S
PERMIT SHALL BE ISSUED TO OR RETAINED BY A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGH-
TEEN YEARS UNLESS SUCH PERSON (I) HOLDS A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR  EQUIV-
ALENT  DIPLOMA  OR  (II)  IS  ENROLLED  IN  AND ATTENDING AN EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAM THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF WHICH WILL LEAD TO SUCH  A  DIPLOMA
OR  EQUIVALENT  DIPLOMA  AND  HOLDS A VALID, CURRENT CERTIFICATE OF GOOD
ATTENDANCE FROM SUCH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION  THIRTY-TWO
HUNDRED TEN-A OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B)  UPON  RECEIPT OF NOTICE BY THE COMMISSIONER THAT A CERTIFICATE OF
GOOD ATTENDANCE HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUSPEND  SUCH
PERSON'S  LICENSE OR PERMIT UNTIL SUCH TIME AS SUCH CERTIFICATE IS REIN-
STATED OR THE PERSON CEASES TO BE SUBJECT TO THE  REQUIREMENT  THEREFOR.
UPON  RECEIPT  OF  NOTICE BY THE COMMISSIONER THAT A CERTIFICATE OF GOOD
ATTENDANCE HAS BEEN REINSTATED, THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  REINSTATE  SUCH
PERSON'S LICENSE OR PERMIT.
  (C)  THE  HEAD  OF  EACH  SCHOOL ATTENDED BY ANY PERSON SUBJECT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ISSUE OR WITHDRAW SUCH CERTIFICATES
ON THE BASIS OF THE STUDENT'S COMPLIANCE OR LACK OF COMPLIANCE WITH  THE
ATTENDANCE POLICIES OF SUCH SCHOOL, SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION
THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED TEN-A OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (D)  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL NOT BE APPLIED TO A
PERSON WHO HAS RECEIVED A CERTIFICATE OF EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVI-
SION FOUR OF SECTION THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED TEN-A OF THE EDUCATION LAW.

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

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