§ 31-10.1-1.1 Motorcycle driver education program.
(a) The board of governors for higher education and the office of higher education shall through the Community College of Rhode Island provide a minimum of six (6) and up to a maximum of twenty (20) hours of classroom instruction and/or on-the-road driver training, as determined by the board and/or the Community College of Rhode Island, for applicants or prospective applicants for a first motorcycle operator's license under this chapter. Instruction shall be given by a person eligible for a teacher's certificate issued under the authority of the state board of regents and/or certified to teach motorcycle safety classes by completion of a course of instruction recognized by the Community College of Rhode Island.
(b) Motorcycle driver education programs shall be available to any eligible resident applicant holding a valid Rhode Island motor vehicle operator's license.
(c) The board of governors for higher education shall establish any fees that are deemed necessary to support this program.
(d) The board of governors for higher education and the office of higher education are authorized to establish regulations to further implement this chapter.
(P.L. 1978, ch. 184, § 1; P.L. 1983, ch. 131, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 367, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 364, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 309, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 96, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 147, § 1.)