Introduced by Senator Shepard of Bennington District, Senator Cummings of Washington District, Senator Maynard of Rutland District, Senator Mullin of Rutland District, Senator Welch of Windsor District, Senator White of Windham District and Senator Wilton of Rutland District
Subject: Education; driver education
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to make it optional instead of mandatory for a school district to offer driver education.
AN ACT RELATING TO OPTIONAL PROVISION OF DRIVER EDUCATION
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 16 V.S.A. § 1045(a) is amended to read:
driver education and training course, approved by the department of education
and the department of motor vehicles
shall may be made available
to pupils whose parent or guardian is a resident of Vermont and who
have reached their fifteenth birthday and who are regularly enrolled in a
public or independent high school approved by the state board.
Sec. 2. 16 V.S.A. § 1046 is amended to read:
§ 1046. ARRANGEMENT
to the approval of the commissioner, each superintendent of schools
may arrange for establishment of a driver education and training course
for all public and approved independent schools located within his or her
supervisory jurisdiction that so request.
The Vermont General Assembly
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