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S.150

AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES

The House proposes to the Senate to amend the bill as follows:

First:  By striking out Sec. 4 and by inserting in lieu thereof a new Sec. 4 to read as follows:

* * * Learner's Permits; Residency * **

Sec. 4.  23 V.S.A. § 617(a) is amended to read:

(a)  Any person Vermont resident 15 years of age or over, but under 18 years of age, who has no convictions under sections 601, 674, 676, 1091, 1094, 1128, 1133, or 1201 of this title, suspensions under section 1205 of this title, or civil traffic violations under section 1216 of this title in the previous two years, or any person Vermont resident 18 years of age or over, may apply to the commissioner of motor vehicles for a learner’s permit in the form prescribed by the commissioner.  A nonresident may be issued a learner permit if the permit is required for purposes of participation in a driver education and training course.  After the applicant has successfully passed all parts of the driver license examination other than the driving test, the commissioner may issue to the applicant a learner’s permit which entitles the applicant, subject to section 615 of this title, to operate a motor vehicle upon the public highways for a period of two years from the date of issuance.  Any learner’s permit may be renewed.  This section shall not affect section 602 of this title.

Second:  By striking out Sec. 5 and inserting in lieu thereof a new Sec. 5 to read as follows:

* * * Inspection Mechanic Certificates * **

Sec. 5.  23 V.S.A. § 1227(c) is amended to read:

(c)  Applicants for certification under this section shall be examined on the inspection requirements for each type of vehicle to be inspected.  Upon satisfactory completion of the examination, the commissioner shall issue a certification which shall remain in effect for a period of five years or until surrendered, suspended or revoked.  Inspection mechanics certified by their employer as competent to perform inspections and who were continuously employed by one or more designated inspection stations for a period of at least one year at any time prior to July 1, 1998 shall not be required to take the examination.

Third:  By striking out Sec. 6 and renumbering the remaining Secs. to be numerically correct.

 



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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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