Judiciary, Division B
Senate Bill 2861
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 63-1-5, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO
RESTRICT THE DRIVING ACTIVITIES OF PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 17 AS TO THE
ALLOWABLE NUMBER OF PASSENGERS PERMITTED IN A VEHICLE OPERATED BY THE PERSON;
AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
1. Section 63-1-5, Mississippi Code
of 1972, is amended as follows:
No person shall drive or operate a motor
vehicle other than a motorcycle upon the highways of the State of Mississippi
without first securing an operator's license to drive on the highways of the
state, except those persons especially exempted by Section 63-1-7.
2. This act shall take effect and
be in force from and after July 1, 2007.