|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Oct 03, 2012||signed chap.487|
|Sep 21, 2012||delivered to governor|
|Jun 20, 2012||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.517
substituted for a9611
|Jun 06, 2012||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
|May 30, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|May 23, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|May 22, 2012||1st report cal.896|
|Mar 22, 2012||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S6799Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S6799 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Vehicle and Traffic Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§490, 502 & 504, V & T L
S6799 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6799 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to forms of identification cards and licenses of veterans PURPOSE: This bill will allow for veterans, who submit the proper paperwork, to be provided a space on the New York State driver's license that indicates they are a veteran of the United States Armed Forces. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subparagraph i states that the Commissioner shall provide space so that an applicant may request a notation on such identification card that he or she is a veteran of the United States armed forces. Subparagraph b establishes parameters of who is eligible for this status and what documents are required to receive this status. It also establishes that there Will be no additional cost to the individual applying for this status. Subdivision a-1 states that veterans who have applied for this provision in the past, will receive it upon future renewals with no additional cost to the applicant.
S6799 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6799 I N S E N A T E March 22, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi- ty and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to forms of identification cards and licenses of veterans THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) and paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section 490 of the vehicle and traffic law, subpara- graph (i) of paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 235 of the laws of 2002, and paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 600 of the laws of 1989, are amended to read as follows: (i) The commissioner shall upon submission of an appropriate applica- tion, upon payment of the prescribed fee, and upon being satisfied that the person described is the applicant and that such applicant meets the requirements set forth in subdivision two of this section, issue to such applicant a nontransferable identification card. In addition, the commissioner also shall require that an applicant for an identification card or renewal thereof provide his or her social security number. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE SPACE SO THAT AN APPLICANT MAY REQUEST A NOTATION UPON SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD THAT HE OR SHE IS A VETERAN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES. (b) The identification card shall contain a distinguishing number or mark and adequate space upon which an anatomical gift, pursuant to arti- cle forty-three of the public health law, by the holder may be recorded and shall contain such other information and shall be issued in such form as the commissioner shall determine; provided, however, every iden- tification card or renewal thereof issued to a person under the age of twenty-one years shall have prominently imprinted thereon the statement "UNDER 21 YEARS OF AGE" in notably distinctive print or format. PROVIDED, FURTHER, HOWEVER, THAT EVERY IDENTIFICATION CARD ISSUED TO AN APPLICANT WHO WAS A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND RECEIVED ON HONORABLE DISCHARGE OR WAS RELEASED THEREFROM UNDER HONOR- ABLE CONDITIONS SHALL, UPON HIS OR HER REQUEST AND SUBMISSION OF PROOF EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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