senate Bill S5955A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the imposition of any additional fee for the issuance of a driver's license or non-driver identification card with a veteran's distinguishing mark

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8231 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 07, 2014 signed chap.429
delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1393
substituted for s5955a
Jun 16, 2014 substituted by a8231a
ordered to third reading cal.1393
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 14, 2014 print number 5955a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 13, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Oct 16, 2013 referred to rules

Votes

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Jun 16, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S5955A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 13, 2014 - Transportation committee Vote

S5955
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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Co-Sponsors

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S5955 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8231A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§490 & 504, V & T L

S5955 - Summary

Prohibits the imposition of any additional fee for the issuance of a driver's license or non-driver identification card with a veteran's distinguishing mark.

S5955 - Sponsor Memo

S5955 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5955

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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  prohibiting
  the  imposition  of  any  additional fee for a veteran's notation on a
  non-driver identification card or a driver's license

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section 490 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 487 of the laws of  2012,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  The  identification card shall contain a distinguishing number or
mark and adequate space upon which an anatomical gift, pursuant to arti-
cle forty-three of the public health law, by the holder may be  recorded
and  shall  contain  such  other information and shall be issued in such
form as the commissioner shall determine; provided, however, every iden-
tification card or renewal thereof issued to a person under the  age  of
twenty-one  years shall have prominently imprinted thereon the statement
"UNDER 21  YEARS  OF  AGE"  in  notably  distinctive  print  or  format.
Provided,  further, however, that every identification card issued to an
applicant who was a member of the armed forces of the United States  and
received  [on]  AN  honorable  discharge or was released therefrom under
honorable conditions shall, upon his or her request  and  submission  of
proof  as  set forth herein, contain a distinguishing mark, in such form
as the commissioner shall determine, indicating that  he  or  she  is  a
veteran.  Such  proof  shall  consist  of  a  certificate  of release or
discharge from active duty including but not limited to a DD Form 214 or
other proof satisfactory to the commissioner. The commissioner shall not
require fees for the issuance of such identification cards  or  renewals
thereof  to  persons  under  twenty-one years of age which are different
from the fees required for  the  issuance  of  identification  cards  or
renewals  thereof  to persons twenty-one years of age or over[, nor fees

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11929-01-3

Co-Sponsors

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S5955A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8231A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§490 & 504, V & T L

S5955A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the imposition of any additional fee for the issuance of a driver's license or non-driver identification card with a veteran's distinguishing mark.

S5955A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5955A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5955--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BALL, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BONACIC, CARLUCCI, DeFRANCIS-
  CO,  FELDER,  GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  HANNON,  LARKIN,  LIBOUS, MARCHIONE,
  MAZIARZ, NOZZOLIO, O'MARA, RITCHIE,  ROBACH,  SAVINO,  SEWARD,  SMITH,
  VALESKY  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Rules -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Transportation in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec.  8  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- 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 prohibiting
  the imposition of any additional fee for  a  veteran's  distinguishing
  mark on a non-driver identification card or a driver's license

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section 490 of the  vehi-
cle  and  traffic law, as amended by chapter 487 of the laws of 2012, is
amended to read as follows:
  (b) The identification card shall contain a distinguishing  number  or
mark and adequate space upon which an anatomical gift, pursuant to arti-
cle  forty-three of the public health law, by the holder may be recorded
and shall contain such other information and shall  be  issued  in  such
form as the commissioner shall determine; provided, however, every iden-
tification  card  or renewal thereof issued to a person under the age of
twenty-one years shall have prominently imprinted thereon the  statement
"UNDER  21  YEARS  OF  AGE"  in  notably  distinctive  print  or format.
Provided, further, however, that every identification card issued to  an
applicant  who was a member of the armed forces of the United States and
received [on] AN honorable discharge or  was  released  therefrom  under
honorable  conditions  shall,  upon his or her request and submission of
proof as set forth herein, contain a distinguishing mark, in  such  form
as  the  commissioner  shall  determine,  indicating that he or she is a

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11929-06-4

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