senate Bill S6453

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that the driver's license of a veteran of the armed forces of the United States shall have imprinted thereon "U.S. Veteran"

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1105
Feb 10, 2012 referred to transportation

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Jun 5, 2012 - Transportation committee Vote

S6453
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
1
Excused
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Transportation Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

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S6453 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9452
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§502 & 504, V & T L

S6453 - Summary

Provides that the driver's license of a veteran of the armed forces of the United States shall have imprinted thereon "U.S. Veteran".

S6453 - Sponsor Memo

S6453 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6453

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. JOHNSON, LANZA, LARKIN, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ, McDONALD,
  O'MARA, ZELDIN -- 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 providing
  for the designation of veterans on drivers' licenses

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by section 2 of part CC of chapter 58  of  the  laws  of
2011, 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
social security number 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.
FURTHERMORE, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE SPACE ON THE APPLICATION  SO
THAT  THE APPLICANT MAY, UPON SUBMISSION OF A COPY OF HIS OR HER DD FORM
214, APPLY FOR NOTATION ON SUCH APPLICANT'S LICENSE AS A VETERAN OF  THE
ARMED  FORCES  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES.  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 regu-
lations, and all regulations promulgated by the United States  secretary
of  transportation  under the hazardous materials transportation act. In
addition, an applicant for a commercial driver's license shall submit  a
medical  certificate  at such intervals as required by the federal motor
carrier safety improvement act of 1999 and Part 383.71(h) of title 49 of

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

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