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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S LEGISLATION TO AID IN COLLECTION OF CHILD SUPPORT APPROVED BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that legislation he sponsored to help ensure that parents make their child support payments has been approved by the Senate’s Transportation Committee. 

     The legislation (S4246) extends an existing law which allows the state to suspend the driver’s licenses of parents who fail to pay child support. Under the driver’s license suspension process, the state identifies parents who failed to pay child support and have a driver’s license. These individuals are then notified that their license will be suspended unless they make their child support payments. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: FUNDING FOR NEW DMV CUSTOMER SERVICE INITIATIVES INCLUDED IN STATE BUDGET

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the state budget includes funding for major new Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) customer service initiatives. The initiatives will enable the DMV to become more accessible, easier to use, and customer friendly. 

     “Nearly every driver has had the frustrating experience of waiting at DMV for what seems like forever just to perform a simple transaction. That should be the exception, not the norm. This new funding will enable the DMV to implement aggressive and necessary reforms that will enhance service, reduce wait times, and most importantly, improve the way its customers are treated,” said Senator Fuschillo, Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES SENATE CONFIRMATION OF NEW DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES COMMISSIONER

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee, today announced that the New York State Senate has confirmed Barbara Fiala as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). 

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SENATE APPROVES LEGISLATION GIVING DMV STRONGER TOOLS TO FIGHT FRAUD

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate passed legislation he sponsored to allow the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to suspend the driver’s licenses of individuals who obtain their driver’s licenses and vehicle registrations free of charge using a “charge back” fraud scheme.

     Under the “charge back” fraud scheme, an individual pays for their driver’s license or registration using a credit, then disputes the charge with their credit card company to get a “charge back” on their account. By fraudulently disputing a valid DMV charge, these individuals illegally obtain their driver’s license or registration free of charge.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: DMV WOULD RECEIVE NEW TOOLS TO FIGHT FRAUD UNDER LEGISLATION PASSED BY STATE SENATE

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate gave final legislative passage to legislation he sponsored to give the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) stronger tools to combat fraud. The legislation would allow DMV to impose sanctions on drivers who try obtain a driver's license or vehicle registration for free through a "charge back" fraud scheme.

     Under the “charge back” fraud scheme, an individual pays for their driver’s license or registration using a credit, then disputes the charge with their credit card company to get a “charge back” on their account. By fraudulently disputing a valid DMV charge, these individuals illegally obtain their driver’s license or registration free of charge.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S LEGISLATION TO HELP COLLECT DELINQUENT CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that legislation he sponsored to ensure that parents make their child support payments has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The law allows New York State to continue to suspend the driver’s licenses of parents who fail to pay child support.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES EXTENDED SERVICE HOURS AT MASSAPEQUA DMV OFFICE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the Department of Motor Vehicles’ Massapequa Office (927 Carmans Road, Carmans Plaza Shopping Center, Massapequa) is offering expanded hours of operation as part of a new initiative to improve customer service. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW LAW GIVING DMV STRONGER TOOLS TO FIGHT FRAUD

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that legislation he sponsored to give the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) stronger tools to combat fraud has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The legislation will allow DMV to impose sanctions on drivers who try obtain a driver's license or vehicle registration for free through a "charge back" fraud scheme.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REQUESTS INFORMATION FROM DMV FOLLOWING DRIVER LICENSE CHEATING SCAM

Following reports that individuals cheated on their commercial driver's license exam by bribing DMV security guards, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Chairman of the New York State Senate's Transportation Committee, called on the DMV Commissioner to provide information as to how DMV is responding to the scam. Senator Fuschillo requested that the Commissioner inform the Committee about the steps DMV is taking to prevent future security breaches and find other drivers who obtained commercial driver's licenses through this fraud.

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