Bill Summaries: S786 (2021)

  • Summary date: May 25 2022 - View summary

    Effective October 1, 2022, amends GS 20-7 to allow a driver education instructor, qualified under GS 115C-215(e), or a  commercial driver training instructor, qualified under GS 20-323(b), to administer the vision test required for a restricted instruction permit if the instructor demonstrates the ability to properly administer the test pursuant to Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) standards, and the tested applicant is enrolled in a driver education program approved by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction offered at a public school, nonpublic secondary school, or a licensed drivers training school. Authorizes the DMV to adopt implementing rules.

    Appropriates $100,000 from the Highway Fund to the DMV for 2022-23 to implement the act. Effective July 1, 2022.