Bill Summary for S 786 (2021-2022)
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AN ACT AUTHORIZING DRIVER EDUCATION AND LICENSED COMMERCIAL DRIVING TRAINING SCHOOL INSTRUCTORS TO ADMINISTER VISION TESTING OR EYE EXAMS REQUIRED FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A RESTRICTED INSTRUCTION PERMIT.Intro. by Hise.
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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.