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House Bill 1110


House Bill 1110

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Driver education. Transfers the responsibilities concerning: (1) commercial driver training schools from the Indiana criminal justice institute; (2) motorcycle operator education and secondary school driver training from the department of education; and (3) truck driver training from the Indiana commission on proprietary education and the state department of revenue; to the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau). Establishes the driver education commission to develop policies and proposals for rules concerning driver education. Requires the bureau to adopt rules concerning driver education training, including rules pertaining to commercial driver training schools, certain driver education programs, and driver education instructors. Requires an applicant for an operator's license who is required to complete at least 50 hours of supervised practice driving to submit a log, under penalty of perjury, of the time driven to the commission before receiving the operator's license. Eliminates the employment position of driver examiner within the bureau. Requires the bureau to adopt rules concerning the administration of skills and written tests for driver's license applicants and to authorize service charges for the administration of a skills or written test by certain driver education instructors. Changes the term "road test" for purposes of examination of the ability to operate a motor vehicle to "skills test". Repeals the requirement that an examination for the issuance of a driver's license must be held in the county where the license branch office in which the application was made is located. Provides that certain rules pertaining to driver education adopted by the Indiana commission on proprietary education, the Indiana criminal justice institute, the department of state
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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