CHAPTER 327

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 463

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO LICENSING OF PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN TO OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLES WHO HAVE COMPLETED DRIVER EDUCATION COURSES IN ANOTHER STATE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware.

Section 1. Subsection (b), §2706, Chapter 27, Title 21, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking subsection (8) thereto in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (8) to read as follows:

" (8) person who has not reached his eighteenth birthday unless such person has either: (i) completed a course in Driver Education in a public or private high school in this State, such course having been approved by the State Board of Education and meeting the standards for such courses described by that Board; or (ii) been licensed to operate motor vehicles in another State and has completed a course of instruction in driver education and the safe operation of motor vehicles in a public or private high school outside this State."

Section 2. Section 2708, Chapter 27, Title 21, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by striking subsection (d) thereto and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (d) to read as follows:

"(d) No person shall be issued a temporary instruction permit who has not reached his eighteenth birthday unless such person either:

(1) is currently enrolled in or successfully completed a course in driver education in a public or private high school in this State, such course having been approved by the State Board of Education and meeting the standards for such courses described by that Board; or

(2) has been licensed to operate motor vehicles in another State and has completed a course of instruction in driver education and the safe operation of motor vehicles in a public or private high school outside this State. It shall be necessary for any such person licensed to operate motor vehicles in another State to produce at the time of application for a temporary instruction permit a certified copy of his high school transcript evidencing completion of the driver education course."

Approved May 21, 1974.