STUDY DRIVERS ED REQUIREMENT FOR ALL DRIVERS (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 665 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 6, 2011
TO REQUIRE THE COMPLETION OF AN APPROVED DRIVERS EDUCATION COURSE BEFORE A PERSON MAY BE ISSUED A DRIVERS LICENSE AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO MOVES TO THIS STATE WHO HAS A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE ISSUED FROM ANOTHER STATE THAT REQUIRED A DRIVERS EDUCATION COURSE BEFORE THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVERS LICENSE MAY RECEIVE A NORTH CAROLINA DRIVERS LICENSE.
Intro. by Boles.

Status: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House Action) (Jun 7 2011)
H 665

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 7 2011 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Replaces the provisions of previous edition with AN ACT TO DIRECT THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE HIGHWAY PATROL AND THE GOVERNOR’S HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM, TO STUDY THE DESIRABILITY OF REQUIRING DRIVERS EDUCATION FOR ALL DRIVERS. As title indicates. Requires the study to consider how the condition would affect a person moving to North Carolina with a valid license issued by another state. Directs DMV to report to the General Assembly before March 1, 2012.


  • Summary date: Apr 6 2011 - More information

    Amends GS 20-7(b1) to prohibit the Division of Motor Vehicles from issuing an identification card, learner’s permit, or driver’s license to an applicant who fails to provide documentation of satisfactory completion of a driver’s education course, as prescribed by GS 20-88.1, or if licensed by another state, demonstrate that the issuing state requires a driver’s education course that has equivalent requirements.
    Repeals GS 20-7(l) (Learner’s Permit).
    Makes conforming changes to GS 20-7(m).
    Effective October 1, 2011, and applies to any license issued on or after that date.


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