senate Bill S8667

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to additional requirements for licensing of drivers and motorcyclists

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Mar 29, 2022 referred to transportation

S8667 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9834
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§502 & 394, V & T L

S8667 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires proof of at least six hours of driving experience under a certified instructor prior to issuance of licenses for certain drivers and motorcyclists.

S8667 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8667 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8667
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 additional
   requirements for licensing certain drivers and motorcyclists
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 2 of section 502 of the vehi-
 cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 215 of the laws of  2010,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (c) An applicant for a class D or M license shall be at least eighteen
 years of age, except that an application shall be accepted if the appli-
 cant  is at least seventeen years of age and submits acceptable proof of
 successful completion of a driver  education  course,  approved  by  the
 state education department and the commissioner, and proof of completion
 of  the minimum hours of supervised driving as required in paragraph (d)
 of this subdivision. AN APPLICANT FOR A CLASS D OR M LICENSE WHO  IS  AT
 LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE SHALL FURTHER BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT ACCEPTA-
 BLE  PROOF  OF  AT  LEAST SIX HOURS EXPERIENCE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE
 UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A DRIVING SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR PURSUANT TO  SUBDI-
 VISION SEVEN-A OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER.
   §  2.  Subdivision  2 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
   (E) AN APPLICANT FOR A CLASS DJ OR MJ LICENSE  SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  TO
 SUBMIT  ACCEPTABLE  PROOF  OF  AT LEAST SIX HOURS EXPERIENCE OPERATING A
 MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER THE  SUPERVISION  OF  A  DRIVING  SCHOOL  INSTRUCTOR
 PURSUANT  TO SUBDIVISION SEVEN-A OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR OF
 THIS CHAPTER.
   § 3. Subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehicle and  traffic  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
   (I)  SUPERVISED  DRIVER TRAINING CERTIFICATE FEE. THE FEE FOR A SUPER-
 VISED DRIVER TRAINING CERTIFICATE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO AN ENTI-
 TY THAT IS APPROVED BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  TO  OFFER  SUPERVISED  DRIVER
 TRAINING,  AS  REQUIRED  IN  PARAGRAPH  (C)  OF  SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
 SECTION FOR A CLASS D OR M LICENSE APPLICANT  OR  IN  PARAGRAPH  (E)  OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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