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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S282
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S282 - Details
S282 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S282 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: Requires persons under eighteen to maintain good attendance at school in order to be eligible for a learner's permit or driver's license SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would amend the vehicle and traffic law by creating a new subdivision that would mandate that no license or learner's permit shall be issued to or retained by a person under the age of eighteen unless they hold a high school diploma or are enrolled in and attending an educational program and hold a valid, current certificate of good attendance from such school program. This bill also amends the education law by adding a new section that mandates that students in high school comply with their school's attendance policies in order to obtain a certificate of good school attendance. This certificate is necessary to obtain a learner's permit or driver's license. Exemptions from these provisions include situations in which the pupil is unable to pursue the educational program due to disability, the pupil is unable to pursue the educational program due
S282 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 282 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LARKIN -- 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 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. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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