senate Bill S7403

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires youth holding operators licenses or permits to maintain satisfactory grades and attendance in school

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May 14, 2014 referred to transportation

S7403 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L; add §3210-a, Ed L

S7403 - Summary

Requires youth holding operator's licenses or permits to maintain satisfactory grades and attendance in school.

S7403 - Sponsor Memo

S7403 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7403

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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 satisfactory school grades and 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 SATISFACTORY  SCHOOL  GRADES  AND  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  EIGHTEEN  YEARS UNLESS SUCH PERSON (I) HOLDS A HIGH
SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT DIPLOMA OR (II) IS ENROLLED IN AND  ATTEND-
ING  AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF WHICH WILL LEAD
TO SUCH A DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT  DIPLOMA  AND  HOLDS  A  VALID,  CURRENT
CERTIFICATE  OF SATISFACTORY GRADES AND 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
SATISFACTORY GRADES AND ATTENDANCE HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN, THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL  SUSPEND  SUCH  PERSON'S LICENSE OR PERMIT UNTIL SUCH TIME AS SUCH
CERTIFICATE IS REINSTATED OR THE PERSON CEASES  TO  BE  SUBJECT  TO  THE
REQUIREMENT  THEREFOR. UPON RECEIPT OF NOTICE BY THE COMMISSIONER THAT A
CERTIFICATE OF SATISFACTORY GRADES AND 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
ACADEMIC  AVERAGE  AND  ATTENDANCE  REQUIREMENTS  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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