SB 167--
By Committee on Transportation and Tourism

AN ACT concerning drivers' licenses; relating to requirements for licensure. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas: Section 1. On and after July 1, 1997, each person issued an original Kansas driver's license shall be required to submit to the division proof, satisfactory to the division, of successful completion of a drivers alcohol and drug information school. The drivers alcohol and drug information school shall: (a) Be conducted by a community-based alcohol and drug safety action program certified in accordance with K.S.A. 8-1008 and amendments thereto; (b) include information on the effects of alcohol and drug use, the impact of drug and alcohol usage on one's ability to operate a motor vehicle and the laws relating to alcohol, drugs and driving; and (c) consist of at least four hours of instruction conducted by alcohol and other addiction counselors certified by the secretary of social and rehabilitation services or by alcohol and other drug abuse counselors reg- istered by the behavioral sciences regulatory board. The cost of the drivers alcohol and drug information school, not to exceed $35, shall be paid by the applicant. Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the statute book.