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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1320
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S1320 - Details
S1320 - Summary
Authorizes the commissioner to issue driving privilege cards to persons not otherwise qualified to receive a driver's license.
S1320 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1320 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the issuance of driving privilege cards PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would authorize the commissioner to issue driving privilege cards to persons not otherwise qualified to receive a driver's license. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the Vehicle and Traffic Law by adding a new section 531. Allows the Commissioner to issue a driving privilege card. Establishes requirements and specifications under which such driving card may be issued. Requires the applicant such card to pay all fees applicable for the issuance of a driver's license. Provides that a driving privilege card shall be valid for one year from date of issue. Establishes that the holder of such card shall have same privileges and shall be bound by the same legal responsibilities with respect to the operation of a motor vehicle as the holder of a driver's license. Prohibits a driving privilege card from being recognized as a form of identification except for the purpose of verifying that the holder is authorized to operate a motor vehicle. Requires the driving privilege card to include a digitized picture of
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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