senate Bill S2903A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows the use of the individual tax identification number when a legal immigrant applies for a driver's license or a renewal of a driver's license

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 21, 2014 print number 2903a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 24, 2013 referred to transportation

S2903 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, rpld sub 1, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A996, S4334
2009-2010: A4236

S2903 - Summary

Allows the use of the individual tax identification number when a legal immigrant applies for a driver's license or a renewal of a driver's license.

S2903 - Sponsor Memo

S2903 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2903

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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  certain
  requirements  for  obtaining  a driver's license and to repeal certain
  provisions of the vehicle and traffic law relating thereto

  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 OR THE INDIVIDUAL TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER WHERE
SUCH APPLICANT IS A LEGAL IMMIGRANT 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, 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 regulations, and all
regulations promulgated by the United States secretary of transportation
under the hazardous materials transportation act. In addition, an appli-
cant for a commercial driver's license shall submit  a  medical  certif-
icate  at such intervals as required by the federal motor carrier safety

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05494-01-3

S2903A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, rpld sub 1, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A996, S4334
2009-2010: A4236

S2903A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the use of the individual tax identification number when a legal immigrant applies for a driver's license or a renewal of a driver's license.

S2903A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2903A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2903--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation  --  recom-
  mitted  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, in relation to certain
  requirements for obtaining a driver's license and  to  repeal  certain
  provisions of the vehicle and traffic law relating thereto

  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 separately amended by chapters 465 and 487 of the laws of 2012,
is REPEALED and a new subdivision 1 is added 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
COMMISSIONER  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 OR THE INDIVIDUAL TAX IDEN-
TIFICATION NUMBER WHERE SUCH APPLICANT IS A LEGAL  IMMIGRANT  AND  SHALL
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 WITH THE FOLLOWING STATED ON
THE APPLICATION IN CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS TYPE:
  "YOU MUST FILL OUT THE FOLLOWING SECTION: WOULD YOU LIKE TO  BE  ADDED
TO  THE  DONATE  LIFE  REGISTRY? CHECK BOX FOR 'YES' OR 'SKIP THIS QUES-
TION'."

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05494-02-4

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