senate Bill S5953

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Eliminates the photo image fee for veterans who have their license amended with a veteran notation

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Oct 11, 2013 referred to rules

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S5953 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8599
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง491 & 503, V & T L

S5953 - Summary

Eliminates the photo image fee for veterans who have their license or identification cards amended with a veteran notation.

S5953 - Sponsor Memo

S5953 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5953

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  eliminating
  the photo image fee for veterans who have their license amended with a
  veteran notation

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 of section 491 of the  vehi-
cle  and  traffic  law,  as added by chapter 295 of the laws of 1983, is
amended to read as follows:
  (d) There shall be no fee other than a fee prescribed in paragraph (c)
of this subdivision for an amended identification card. THERE  SHALL  BE
NO  FEE,  INCLUDING THE FEE PRESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, FOR AN AMENDED IDENTIFICATION CARD FOR AN  AMENDMENT  THAT  SOLELY
ADDS  A  VETERAN  NOTATION  UPON  SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD THAT THE CARD
HOLDER IS A VETERAN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES PURSUANT TO  PARA-
GRAPH  (B)  OF  SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY OF THIS
ARTICLE.
  S 2. Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (d) of subdivision  2  of  section
503 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 55 of the laws
of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  (ii)  If a knowledge test or [test] TESTS are required to be passed to
secure an amended learner's permit or license, the fees  for  taking  of
such  test or tests specified in paragraph (a) of this subdivision shall
be paid. However, if an amendment is  to  add  only  an  endorsement  or
endorsements  which  require  only  the  passing  of a knowledge test or
tests, a fee of five dollars shall be paid. If a road test or tests  are
required  to be passed to secure an amended license, the fees for taking
such test or tests specified in paragraph (b) of this subdivision  shall
be  paid.  If no knowledge or road test is required to secure an amended
license, the fee  required  for  such  amended  license  shall  be  five

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11938-01-3

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