senate Bill S7538

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the unlawful use of New York driver's license or identification card

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May 15, 2014 referred to consumer protection

S7538 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-hh, Gen Bus L; amd §65-b, ABC L

S7538 - Summary

Relates to the unlawful use of a New York driver's license or identification card.

S7538 - Sponsor Memo

S7538 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7538

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business  law  and  the  alcoholic  beverage
  control  law,  in relation to the unlawful use of New York state driv-
  er's license or identification card

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-hh to read as follows:
  S 399-HH. UNLAWFUL USE OF NEW YORK STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFI-
CATION  CARD. 1. NO PERSON, BUSINESS, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, OR
CORPORATION, NOT INCLUDING THE STATE OR ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS,  MAY
SCAN  THE  MACHINE-READABLE ZONE OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S NEW YORK STATE DRIV-
ER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD AS DEFINED IN SECTION  FOUR  HUNDRED
NINETY  OF  THE  VEHICLE  AND  TRAFFIC  LAW,  EXCEPT  FOR  THE FOLLOWING
PURPOSES:
  A. TO VERIFY AUTHENTICITY OF THE DRIVER'S  LICENSE  OR  IDENTIFICATION
CARD  OR TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL IF THE INDIVIDUAL PAYS
FOR GOODS OR SERVICES WITH A METHOD OTHER THAN CASH, RETURNS AN ITEM, OR
REQUESTS A REFUND OR EXCHANGE;
  B. TO VERIFY THE INDIVIDUAL'S AGE WHEN PROVIDING AGE-RESTRICTED  GOODS
OR SERVICES TO THE INDIVIDUAL;
  C.  TO  PREVENT  FRAUD  OR  OTHER  CRIMINAL ACTIVITY IF THE INDIVIDUAL
RETURNS AN ITEM OR REQUESTS A REFUND OR AN  EXCHANGE  AND  THE  BUSINESS
USES A FRAUD PREVENTION SERVICE COMPANY OR SYSTEM. INFORMATION COLLECTED
BY  SCANNING  AN  INDIVIDUAL'S  DRIVER'S  LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD
PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING  INFORMA-
TION FROM THE INDIVIDUAL:
  (1) NAME;
  (2) ADDRESS;
  (3) DATE OF BIRTH; AND
  (4) DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER OR IDENTIFICATION CARD NUMBER;
  D.  TO RECORD, RETAIN, OR TRANSMIT INFORMATION AS REQUIRED BY STATE OR
FEDERAL LAW;

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

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