The dropout prevention/driver’s license bill is House Bill 769. This bill is intended to prevent students from dropping out
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN STUDENTS
WHO DROP OUT OF SCHOOL OR DO NOT MAKE PROGRESS
TOWARD GRADUATION SHALL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR
DRIVERS PERMITS OR LICENSES.
Persons covered under this law
Anyone attending public school, nonpublic school, home school, charter school or community college
Getting and Revoking License
In section 1 (n) (1) a of this bill, a student must be currently enrolled in school and making progress toward obtaining a high school diploma or its equivalent
In section 2 (c1) A permit or license will be revoked for anyone under the age of 18 if the school alerts the division that the person no longer meets the requirements of the driver’s eligibility certificate
Getting a license back
A revoked license will last until the person’s 18th birthday. A license can be restored before the 18th birthday if one of the following is submitted to the division:
- A high school diploma or its equivalent
- A driver’s eligibility certificate
- In addition a student must pass at least 70% of the maximum of possible courses each semester.