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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 315
Driver's Licenses; abolish Ga. Driver's Education Commission; transfer purposes/duties to State Board of Education
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 21 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to payment and disposition of fines, so as to abolish the Georgia Driver´s Education Commission and transfer the purposes and duties of such commission to the State Board of Education; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to issuance, expiration, and renewal of drivers´ licenses, so as to change the age for the issuance of certain driver´s licenses and instructional permits; to provide for an increase in the age for the issuance of certain driver´s licenses and instructional permits upon the certification of the availability of driver education programs by the State Board of Education; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/08/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/07/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/06/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/06/2008 - Senate Third Read
Feb/05/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/01/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/21/2007 - Senate Hopper
1/14/08 Committee name changed from Public Safety and Homeland Security (PS&HS) to Public Safety (Pub Saf) in Senate
Feb/06/2008 - Senate Vote #536Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(1)
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