32-12-17.1. Issuance of motorcycle operator's license--Requirements.

Upon payment of the fee established by § 32-12-16, the Department of Public Safety shall issue a motorcycle operator's license to each qualifying applicant. A motorcycle operator's license may be issued to a minor at least sixteen years of age but less than eighteen years of age who has successfully passed all applicable tests and completed the requirements of a motorcycle instruction permit as provided in § 32-12-11.1 and restricted motorcycle minor's permit as provided in § 32-12-12.1, if the applicant has not been convicted of a traffic violation during the past six months, and if the applicant is not currently under suspension, revocation, or disqualification.

Source: SL 2001, ch 171, § 18; SL 2003, ch 272, §§ 23, 63; SL 2020, ch 117, § 8.