Bill Summary for H 396 (2011-2012)

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Mar 16 2011

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 396 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 16, 2011
TO INCREASE PUBLIC SAFETY BY REQUIRING AN APPLICANT FOR A DRIVERS LICENSE TO BE ABLE TO SPEAK OR READ AND WRITE ENGLISH WITH ENOUGH PROFICIENCY THAT THE PRODUCTION OF MULTIPLE TESTS AND HANDBOOKS BY THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES IS NOT NECESSARY THEREBY NETTING A COST SAVINGS TO THE STATE.
Intro. by Brubaker, Howard, McComas, Hurley.

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Bill summary

Amends GS 20-7(b1) and 20-7(c), which relate to the application and test for a drivers license, to provide as title indicates. Prohibits the Division of Motor Vehicles from publishing any examination or handbook in a language other than English. Applies to license applications and renewals on or after October 1, 2011.

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