BIOPTIC LENSES FOR DRIVERS LICENSE TESTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 673 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF A RESTRICTED LICENSE TO AN INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE USE OF BIOPTIC TELESCOPIC LENSES.
Intro. by Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Apr 29 2013)

SOG comments (1):

Long title change

The House committee substitute to the 1st edition changes the act's long title. The original title was: A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF BIOPTIC LENSES WHEN TESTING FOR A DRIVERS LICENSE AND THE ISSUANCE OF A RESTRICTED LICENSE TO AN INDIVIDUAL THAT PASSES CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AFTER PASSING THE DRIVERS LICENSE EYE TEST.

H 673

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 24 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Amends GS 20-7, providing that an applicant using bioptic telescopic lenses will be eligible for a regular Class C driver's license if the applicant meets specified conditions (previous edition only provided for the eligibility for a regular driver's license). Requires applicants using bioptic telescopic lenses to also successfully pass a road test administered by the DMV, if requested, to be eligible for a regular Class C driver's license.

    Amends GS 20-7(4) and (5), making clarifying, technical, and conforming changes, including inserting "regular Class C driver's license" in the place of "regular driver's license."

    Deletes language stating that nothing in this subsection requires the DMV to issue licenses or permits, pursuant to this section, at any location other than the DMV headquarters in Raleigh and that the DMV may select additional offices for testing pursuant to this subsection.

    Amends the act's title.


  • Summary date: Apr 10 2013 - More information

    Adds a new subsection (t) to GS 20-7 regarding the use of bioptic telescope lenses and the user's eligibility for a restricted driver's license as the title indicates.


  • Summary date: Apr 9 2013 - More information

    To be summarized.


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