Head Start buses to be painted school bus yellow.
Notwithstanding the provisions
of § 32-32-4, any bus used to transport children as part of the federal Head Start Program pursuant
to 45 C.F.R. 1304, as amended to January 1, 1992, may be painted school bus yellow as defined in
§ 32-32-3 if the bus is in compliance with the school bus inspection, equipment, and operating
requirements of §§ 13-29-6, 32-32-2, 32-32-5, 32-32-5.2, and 32-32-12. Any Head Start Program
bus that is painted yellow pursuant to this section and that is transporting children under the Head
Start Program shall be considered as transporting children to and from school for purposes of § 32-32-5 and shall be considered as a school bus for purposes of §§ 32-32-6 and 32-32-7.
Source: SL 1992, ch 231.