Bill Text: TX HB2931 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Engrossed


Bill Title: Relating to the administration of an examination and issuance of a temporary receipt for a driver's license by an entity other than the Department of Public Safety.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-14 - Referred to Transportation [HB2931 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB2931-Engrossed.html
  86R19337 AAF-D
 
  By: Parker, Craddick, Capriglione, Deshotel, H.B. No. 2931
      Stucky, et al.
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the administration of an examination and issuance of a
  temporary receipt for a driver's license by an entity other than the
  Department of Public Safety.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 521.165, Transportation Code, is amended
  by amending Subsection (e) and adding Subsection (f) to read as
  follows:
         (e)  The department may authorize and set standards for an
  entity described by Subsection (a), including a driver education
  school described by Section 521.1655, to administer, and train and
  certify examiners to administer, the examination required by
  Section 521.161(b)(2).
         (f)  An entity described by Subsection (a) may not issue a
  temporary receipt under Section 521.1812 to a person who has not
  completed and passed the training and testing conducted by the
  entity under this section.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter I, Chapter 521, Transportation Code,
  is amended by adding Section 521.1812 to read as follows:
         Sec. 521.1812.  ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY RECEIPT BY THIRD
  PARTY. (a)  The department may authorize an entity described by
  Section 521.165, including a driver education school described by
  Section 521.1655, to issue a temporary receipt to a qualifying
  applicant who has met all requirements for a driver's license if the
  qualifying applicant holds a learner license issued by the
  department under Section 521.222. 
         (b)  A temporary receipt issued under Subsection (a) serves
  as temporary permission to operate a vehicle until the department
  provides a driver's license to the qualifying applicant.
         (c)  The department shall develop a process for an entity
  under Subsection (a) to electronically transmit to the department
  the documents and information required by the department for the
  issuance of a driver's license to a qualifying applicant.
         (d)  The department shall adopt rules to implement this
  section.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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