CHAPTER NO. 658

SENATE BILL NO. 2255

By Womack

Substituted for: House Bill No. 2822

By Hood, Burchett, Robinson, Tidwell

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 55-51-107, relative to examinations for a motorcycle operator license.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 55-51-107, is amended by deleting such section in its entirety and by substituting instead the following:

Section 55-51-107. The director may exempt applicants for a reinstated or an original motorcycle operator's license from the licensing skills and/or knowledge test if they present proof of successful completion of a rider training course that includes a similar test of skills and/or knowledge that is approved by the department and licensing officials. No licensing skills or knowledge examination required by this chapter shall be required for renewal of a motorcycle operator license.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED:

March 16, 1998

APPROVED this 25th day of March 1998