assembly Bill A5923

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.354
substituted for a5923
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by s3998
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.354
rules report cal.354
reported
reported referred to rules
reference changed to ways and means
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Feb 20, 2019 referred to transportation

Votes

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Feb 4, 2020 - Transportation committee Vote

S3998
15
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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
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committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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A5923 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3998
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §507, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8166

A5923 (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.

A5923 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5923

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred 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.