senate Bill S3998

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 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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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 07, 2020 signed chap.230
Sep 25, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.354
substituted for a5923
Feb 24, 2020 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 05, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2020 1st report cal.351
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 04, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 15, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2019 1st report cal.660
Feb 22, 2019 referred to transportation

Votes

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Feb 4, 2020 - Transportation committee Vote

S3998
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 13, 2019 - Transportation committee Vote

S3998
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 13, 2019

excused (1)

S3998 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5923
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §507, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8166

S3998 (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.

S3998 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3998 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3998
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 22, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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