senate Bill S1320

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of motor vehicles to issue driving privilege cards to persons not otherwise qualified to receive a driver's license

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
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S1320 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง531, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S318
2009-2010: S2184

S1320 - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner to issue driving privilege cards to persons not otherwise qualified to receive a driver's license.

S1320 - Sponsor Memo

S1320 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1320

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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 the issuance
  of driving privilege cards

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

  Section  1.  The  vehicle  and  traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 531 to read as follows:
  S 531.  DRIVING  PRIVILEGE  CARDS.  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  CONTRARY
PROVISION  OF  LAW,  THE COMMISSIONER MAY, SUBJECT TO THE LIMITATIONS OF
SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, ISSUE A DRIVING  PRIVILEGE  CARD  TO  A
PERSON WHO SATISFIES THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE
PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED  TWO  OF  THIS TITLE BUT WHO CANNOT
PROVIDE:
  (A) PROOF OF LAWFUL PRESENCE IN THE UNITED STATES; OR
  (B) SUFFICIENT IDENTIFYING DOCUMENTATION.
  2. AN APPLICANT SHALL NOT BE ISSUED A DRIVING  PRIVILEGE  CARD  UNLESS
SUCH APPLICANT:
  (A)  SURRENDERS  TO THE COMMISSIONER ANY DRIVER'S LICENSE POSSESSED BY
THE APPLICANT THAT WAS ISSUED BY A STATE OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE
UNITED STATES OR AFFIRMS IN WRITING THAT THE APPLICANT DOES NOT  POSSESS
A DRIVER'S LICENSE ISSUED BY THIS OR ANY OTHER STATE OR POLITICAL SUBDI-
VISION OF THE UNITED STATES; AND
  (B)  AFFIRMS  IN  WRITING THAT THE APPLICANT RESIDES IN THIS STATE AND
PROVIDES DOCUMENTATION TO VERIFY THAT THE APPLICANT RESIDES IN THE STATE
THAT IS CONSISTENT WITH THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE  COMMISSIONER
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF THIS SECTION; AND
  (C) AFFIRMS IN WRITING THAT THE APPLICANT IS OF LEGAL AGE TO OPERATE A
MOTOR VEHICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05851-01-3

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