senate Bill S805

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

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 05 / Jan / 2011
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

Summary

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

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A529
Versions:
S805
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง504, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2009-2010: S238, A340
2007-2008: A178

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BILL NUMBER:S805

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:

2009-10: S.238
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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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 805                                                    A. 529

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta-
  tion

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once  and  referred
  to the Committee on Transportation

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

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 504 of the vehicle and traffic law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  REQUIRE  THAT EVERY LICENSE ISSUED TO AN
APPLICANT INDICATE THE APPLICANT'S CURRENT RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS IN  ADDI-
TION  TO ANY POST OFFICE BOX ADDRESS INDICATED. IN THE EVENT OF A CHANGE
OF RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS, IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE LICENSEE  TO  NOTIFY
THE  COMMISSIONER  OF SUCH CHANGE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVI-
SION FIVE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03759-01-1

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