senate Bill S6821

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to veteran suspended licenses

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.517
Mar 13, 2014 referred to transportation

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S6821 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9972
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง503, V & T L

S6821 - Summary

Relates to veteran suspended licenses.

S6821 - Sponsor Memo

S6821 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6821

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ZELDIN, BONACIC, GRISANTI, LARKIN, MARTINS, SEWARD
  -- 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  veteran
  suspended licenses

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 503 of  the  vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 548 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read
as follows:
  3. Waiver of fee. (A) The commissioner may waive the payment  of  fees
required by subdivision two of this section if the applicant:
  (i)  is  an inmate in an institution under the jurisdiction of a state
department or agency, or
  (ii) is a victim of crime and the driver's license or learner's permit
applied for is a replacement for one that was lost  or  destroyed  as  a
result of the crime.
  (B) A MILITARY SERVICE MEMBER, INCLUDING A MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES
ARMY,  NAVY,  AIR  FORCE, MARINES OR COAST GUARD, OR A MEMBER OF THE NEW
YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, AIR NATIONAL GUARD,  NAVAL  MILITIA  OR  STATE
GUARD,  WHOSE LICENSE OR REGISTRATION IS SUSPENDED OR REVOKED DURING THE
PENDENCY OF ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE OUTSIDE THE STATE, SHALL,  UPON
THE  SUBMISSION  OF PROOF OF SUCH ACTIVE SERVICE TO THE COMMISSIONER, BE
LIFTED AND VACATED UPON ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER,  WITHOUT  COST,  FEE,
FINE,  OR  PENALTY.  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION,
THE COMMISSIONER MAY IMPOSE A NEW SUSPENSION OF  SUCH  SERVICE  MEMBER'S
DRIVER'S  LICENSE OR REGISTRATION, AFTER SIXTY DAYS OF THE RETURN OF THE
SERVICE MEMBER FROM SUCH ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE, OR AFTER SIXTY DAYS OF
THE LIFTING OR VACATING OF THE SUSPENSION OR  REVOCATION,  WHICHEVER  IS
LATER,  IF  THE  REASON  UPON  WHICH  THE  LICENSE  OR  REGISTRATION WAS
ORIGINALLY SUSPENDED, HAS NOT BEEN RESOLVED. PRIOR TO  THE  ISSUANCE  OF
THE  NEW  SUSPENSION  OR  REVOCATION,  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOTIFY THE
SERVICE MEMBER NOT LESS THAN THIRTY DAYS BEFORE SUCH NEW  SUSPENSION  OR
REVOCATION  WOULD  TAKE EFFECT. NO SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE

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

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