senate Bill S8166

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County to provide driver education courses in middle school or elementary school locations

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2018 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1672
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 11, 2018 referred to transportation

S8166 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §507, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3998

S8166 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County to provide driver education courses in middle school or elementary school locations provided such course instruction occurs when elementary or middle school is not in session.

S8166 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8166 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8166

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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, in relation to allowing the
  Hebrew Academy of Nassau County to provide driver education courses in
  middle school or elementary school locations

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 507 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 215 of the laws of 2010, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  1.  Driver  education.  Notwithstanding  any  other provisions of this
article, a class D or class M license, whichever is appropriate, may  be
issued  to a minor seventeen years of age who has successfully completed
a driver education course approved by the state education department and
the commissioner in a high school or college and who has submitted proof
of completion of the minimum hours of supervised driving as required  in
paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision  two of section five hundred two of this
article; PROVIDED HOWEVER,  THE  HEBREW  ACADEMY  OF  NASSAU  COUNTY,  A
UNIFIED  SCHOOL THAT OPERATES A HIGH SCHOOL, MAY PROVIDE A DRIVER EDUCA-
TION COURSE APPROVED BY THE  STATE  EDUCATION  DEPARTMENT  IN  A  MIDDLE
SCHOOL  OR  ELEMENTARY  SCHOOL LOCATION PROVIDED SUCH COURSE INSTRUCTION
OCCURS WHEN ELEMENTARY OR MIDDLE SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION. No such driv-
er education  course  may  be  approved  unless  classroom  training  is
provided  by a person approved by the state education department and the
commissioner.  However, a school district may contract with one or  more
licensed drivers' schools to provide behind the wheel training, pursuant
to  regulations  promulgated by the commissioner. The commissioner shall
prescribe the requirements for  licensing  of  such  minors.  A  student
enrolled in such an approved driver education course may operate a motor
vehicle  without  holding a driver's license or a learner's permit while
under the immediate supervision of an instructor in  such  course  or  a
driver's school instructor providing behind the wheel training in such a
course,  provided  such operation is in accordance with the rules estab-
lished by the commissioner. Every  student  who  successfully  completes

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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