senate Bill S238

Requires a licensee's residential address to be printed on his or her driver's license

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 07 / Jan / 2009
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 06 / Jan / 2010
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A340
Versions:
S238
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER: S238

TITLE OF BILL :

An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring
a licensee's residential address to be printed on his or her driver's
license


PURPOSE :

Requires a licensee's residential address to be printed on his or her
driver's license.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :

Section 504 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 4.

JUSTIFICATION :

This bill will require that any New York State Driver's License that
is issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles has the licensee's
current residential address and any post office box address that the
licensee may have. This will further ensure a licensee's identity and
aid in preventing identity theft in the State.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :

2007-08, S.140; 2005-06, S.3149.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have
become law.
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