senate Bill S2226A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enables veterans to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.649
Mar 19, 2014 print number 2226b
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2013 amended on third reading 2226a
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.336
Jan 14, 2013 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 13, 2014 - Transportation committee Vote

S2226B
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 16, 2013 - Transportation committee Vote

S2226
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2226 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1753B
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§502, 490 & 508, V & T L; amd §353, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6411B, A10750
2013-2014: S2226A

S2226 - Summary

Enables veterans to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license.

S2226 - Sponsor Memo

S2226 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2226

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced   by   Sens.   RIVERA,   LARKIN,   DIAZ,   DILAN,   GIANARIS,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON, KENNEDY -- 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 and the executive law, in
  relation to enabling veterans  to  receive  benefit  information  upon
  applying for or renewing a driver's license

  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  1 of part D of chapter 58 of the laws of
2012, 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.
IN ADDITION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED ON THE
APPLICATION TO ENABLE ANY APPLICANT WHO HAS SERVED IN THE  ARMED  FORCES
OF  THE  UNITED  STATES FOR ANY DURATION OF TIME, TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE
INFORMATION FROM THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS BY EMAIL OR TELEPHONE
REGARDING BENEFITS TO WHICH SUCH APPLICANT MAY BE ENTITLED AND THAT  THE
FOLLOWING  IS  STATED  ON  THE  APPLICATION:  "BY CHECKING THIS BOX, YOU
CERTIFY THAT YOU SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND YOU
GIVE PERMISSION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO SHARE  YOUR  NAME
AND CONTACT INFORMATION WITH THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO ENABLE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05515-03-3

Co-Sponsors

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S2226A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1753B
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§502, 490 & 508, V & T L; amd §353, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6411B, A10750
2013-2014: S2226A

S2226A - Summary

Enables veterans to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license.

S2226A - Sponsor Memo

S2226A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2226--A
    Cal. No. 336

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced   by   Sens.   RIVERA,   LARKIN,   DIAZ,   DILAN,   GIANARIS,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON, KENNEDY, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --
  reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  enabling  veterans  to  receive benefit information upon
  applying for or renewing a driver's license

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

  Section  1.  Section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law, is amended by
adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR VETERANS.  IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS
FOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS UNDER SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED ON THE APPLICATION TO
ENABLE ANY APPLICANT WHO WAS A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE  UNITED
STATES  AND  RECEIVED  AN  HONORABLE DISCHARGE OR WAS RELEASED THEREFROM
UNDER HONORABLE CONDITIONS, TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE INFORMATION FROM  THE
DIVISION  OF  VETERANS' AFFAIRS BY EMAIL OR TELEPHONE REGARDING BENEFITS
TO WHICH SUCH APPLICANT MAY BE ENTITLED AND THAT THE FOLLOWING IS STATED
ON THE APPLICATION: "BY CHECKING THIS BOX, YOU CERTIFY THAT  YOU  SERVED
IN  THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND YOU GIVE PERMISSION TO THE
DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO SHARE YOUR NAME AND CONTACT  INFORMATION
WITH  THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO ENABLE THE DIVISION OF VETER-
ANS' AFFAIRS TO CONTACT YOU VIA EMAIL, TELEPHONE OR MAIL REGARDING BENE-
FITS TO WHICH YOU MAY BE ENTITLED".  PROOF OF VETERAN  STATUS  SHALL  BE
DEMONSTRATED  IN THE SAME MANNER REQUIRED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO RECEIVE
A VETERAN NOTATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B)  OF  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF
SECTION  FOUR  HUNDRED  NINETY  OF  THIS  CHAPTER AND PARAGRAPH (A-1) OF
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, WHICH  MAY

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

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S2226B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1753B
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§502, 490 & 508, V & T L; amd §353, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6411B, A10750
2013-2014: S2226A

S2226B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables veterans to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license.

S2226B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2226B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2226--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  LARKIN,  DIAZ,  DILAN, GIANARIS, GIPSON,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON, KENNEDY, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --
  reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading  --  recommitted  to
  the Committee on Transportation in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec.
  8  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  enabling  veterans  to  receive benefit information upon
  applying for or renewing a driver's license

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

  Section  1.  Section  502 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR VETERANS.  IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS
FOR LICENSE APPLICATIONS UNDER SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED ON THE APPLICATION TO
ENABLE ANY APPLICANT WHO WAS A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE  UNITED
STATES  AND  RECEIVED  AN  HONORABLE DISCHARGE OR WAS RELEASED THEREFROM
UNDER HONORABLE CONDITIONS, TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE INFORMATION FROM  THE
DIVISION  OF  VETERANS' AFFAIRS BY EMAIL OR TELEPHONE REGARDING BENEFITS
TO WHICH SUCH APPLICANT MAY BE ENTITLED AND THAT THE FOLLOWING IS STATED
ON THE APPLICATION: "BY CHECKING THIS BOX, YOU CERTIFY THAT  YOU  SERVED
IN  THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND YOU GIVE PERMISSION TO THE
DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO SHARE YOUR NAME AND CONTACT  INFORMATION
WITH  THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO ENABLE THE DIVISION OF VETER-
ANS' AFFAIRS TO CONTACT YOU VIA EMAIL, TELEPHONE OR MAIL REGARDING BENE-
FITS TO WHICH YOU MAY BE ENTITLED".  PROOF OF VETERAN  STATUS  SHALL  BE
DEMONSTRATED  IN THE SAME MANNER REQUIRED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO RECEIVE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05515-10-4

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