|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Feb 14, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S3777
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3777 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Vehicle and Traffic Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §502, V & T L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3777 - Summary
Provides a waiver from the driving skills test for a driver's license for active duty and recently discharged military personnel.
S3777 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3777 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to providing a waiver from the driving skills test for a driver's license for active duty and recently discharged military personnel PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow for active duty and recently discharged military personnel to receive a waiver of the driving skills tests required to get driver's licenses if they demonstrated the driving skills necessary to pass such a test through their military service. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends subdivision 4 of section 502 of the Vehicle and Traffic law to include a new paragraph (i) which provides that the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall promulgate regulations to provide for a waiver of any driving skills test required pursuant to subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (a) for any person who has demonstrated the skills required to pass such a lest through their service in U.S. Military or New York National Guard and is currently in service or was honorably discharged within one year of requesting such waiver. Section 2: Effective date.
S3777 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3777 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 14, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- 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 providing a waiver from the driving skills test for a driver's license for active duty and recently discharged military personnel THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows: (I) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE WAIVER OF ANY TEST REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION FOR ANY PERSON WHO HAS DEMONSTRATED THE DRIVING SKILLS NECESSARY TO PASS SUCH TEST THROUGH HIS OR HER SERVICE IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES, COAST GUARD, AND/OR RESERVES THEREOF, AND/OR THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD AND/OR THE NEW YORK NAVAL MILITIA, AND WHO IS CURRENTLY IN SERVICE OR WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED OR RELEASED UNDER HONORABLE CIRCUMSTANCES FROM SUCH SERVICE LESS THAN ONE YEAR PRIOR TO HIS OR HER REQUEST FOR SUCH A WAIVER. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08601-01-3
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