senate Bill S4334

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows the use of the individual tax identification number when a legal immigrant applies for a driver's license or a renewal of a driver's license

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Mar 29, 2011 referred to transportation

S4334 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S4334 - Summary

Allows the use of the individual tax identification number when a legal immigrant applies for a driver's license or a renewal of a driver's license.

S4334 - Sponsor Memo

S4334 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2011

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic  law,  in  relation  to  certain
  requirements for obtaining a driver's license


  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 502 of  the  vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 639 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read
as follows:
  1. Application for license. Application for a driver's  license  shall
be  made to the commissioner. The fee prescribed by law may be submitted
with such application. The applicant shall furnish such proof of identi-
ty, age, and fitness as may be required by the commissioner. The commis-
sioner may also provide that the application procedure shall include the
taking of a photo image or images of the applicant  in  accordance  with
rules  and  regulations prescribed by the commissioner. In addition, the
commissioner also shall require that the applicant provide  his  or  her
SUCH APPLICANT IS A LEGAL IMMIGRANT and provide space on the application
so  that  the  applicant  may  register  in the New York state organ and
tissue donor registry under  section  forty-three  hundred  ten  of  the
public  health  law. In addition, an applicant for a commercial driver's
license who will  operate  a  commercial  motor  vehicle  in  interstate
commerce  shall  certify  that  such applicant meets the requirements to
operate a commercial motor vehicle, as set forth in public  law  99-570,
title  XII,  and  title  49  of the code of federal regulations, and all
regulations promulgated by the United States secretary of transportation
under the hazardous materials transportation act. Upon  a  determination
that  the  holder  of  a  commercial driver's license has made any false
statement, with respect to the application for such license, the commis-
sioner shall revoke such license.

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


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