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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1616         FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3809

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kevin Aguiar

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to oral examinations for learners’ permits to operate motor vehicles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kevin Aguiar

7th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1616        FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3809

By Mr. Aguiar of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3809) of Kevin Aguiar relative to oral examinations for learners’ permits to operate motor vehicles.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to oral examinations for learners’ permits to operate motor vehicles.
 

              Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to increase access to learners’ permits to operate motor vehicles, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 8B of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:

              The registrar shall provide oral examinations to an applicant for a learner’s permit if the applicant provides sufficient evidence of the applicant’s inability to read.  The registrar of motor vehicles may promulgate rules and regulations relative to the oral examinations.

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