HB1442 (2018) Detail

Relative to driver education.


HB 1442 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2129

03/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1442

 

AN ACT relative to driver education.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Lang, Belk. 4; Rep. Dean-Bailey, Rock. 32; Rep. True, Rock. 4; Rep. Morrison, Rock. 9; Rep. Binford, Graf. 15; Rep. D. Thomas, Rock. 5; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. French, Dist 7

 

COMMITTEE: Transportation

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill authorizes a waiver of the driver education requirement if a father, mother, guardian, or other responsible adult provides equivalent classroom instruction and behind the wheel training.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2129

03/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to driver education.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Youth Operator's License; Eligibility.  Amend RSA 263:14, II(a) to read as follows:

II.(a)  The director shall issue a youth operator's license to applicants who are 16 years of age or older and under 21 years of age.  The youth operator license shall expire on the 21st anniversary of the applicant's date of birth.  In addition to any other requirements established by law, no such license shall be issued to applicants under 18 years of age unless the applicant meets the requirements of RSA 263:17 or furnishes written consent from the applicant's parent or legal guardian and either a certificate of successful completion of a driver education course as provided in RSA 263:19 or a waiver as provided in RSA 263:19, V.

2  New Paragraph; Driver Education; Waiver.  Amend RSA 263:19 by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:

V.  The commissioner may waive the driver education course requirement if a father, mother, or guardian of the applicant, or in the event there is no parent or guardian, another responsible adult, submits proof that the father, mother, or guardian of the applicant, or in the event there is no parent or guardian, another responsible adult, who has a valid New Hampshire driver's license, has provided classroom instruction and behind the wheel training that is equivalent to an approved driver education course.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1442 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 27, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 15, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1442 Revision: 2052 Date: Nov. 3, 2017, 10:05 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Transportation HJ 1 P. 11
Feb. 6, 2018 Public Hearing: 02/06/2018 01:00 PM LOB 203
Feb. 27, 2018 Executive Session: 02/27/2018 LOB 203
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 16-3; RC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 16-3; RC) HC 9 P. 66
March 6, 2018 Suspend House Rule 65 (Reps. Hinch, Shurtleff): MA VV by necessary two-thirds vote 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 125
Special Order to 3/15/2018 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 49
March 15, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 234-86 03/15/2018 HJ 8 P. 52