Bill Summary for H 782 (2019-2020)

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Apr 16 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 782 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A COURSE IN ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE AWARENESS FOR PERSONS EIGHTEEN YEARS AND OLDER THAT ARE NOT LICENSED.
Intro. by Graham, Torbett, Boles.

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Amends GS 20-11.2 to provide that all applicants for a driver's license who are 18 years and older must complete a course in alcohol and drug abuse awareness, unless the applicant is licensed in another state or has successfully completed a North Carolina Department of Education driver education course. This three-hour course, to be completed online or in person, promotes traffic safety by providing instruction on: (1) the physiological and psychological effects of drug and alcohol abuse, (2) the effects of alcohol on a driver, (3) state motor vehicle law, and (4) high-risk driving behaviors. The course will be offered by a certified third-party vendor. The Division of Motor Vehicles will maintain oversight and set enrollment fees.  

Effective October 1, 2019.

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