senate Bill S5842

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the department of motor vehicles to ensure that all licenses comply with the national driver register

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1621
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 19, 2016 print number 5842b
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Oct 23, 2015 print number 5842a
amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 08, 2015 referred to rules

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S5842 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §504-a, V & T L

S5842 - Summary

Requires the department of motor vehicles to ensure that all licenses comply with the national driver register.

S5842 - Sponsor Memo

S5842 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5842

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- 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  compliance
  with the national driver register

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 504-a to read as follows:
  S  504-A. COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE NATIONAL DRIVER REGIS-
TER.  1.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ISSUE,  NO   LATER   THAN   DECEMBER
THIRTY-FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, TO ALL PERSONS WHO HAVE BEEN ISSUED
A DRIVER'S LICENSE PURSUANT TO THIS  ARTICLE,  A  NEW  DRIVER'S  LICENSE
WHICH IS FULLY COMPLIANT WITH THE STATUTORY PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 303 OF
TITLE  49 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE. THE DRIVER'S LICENSES ISSUED PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE ISSUED AT NO  ADDITIONAL  COST  TO  ALL
SUCH  LICENSEES.    THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROMULGATE RULES OR REGULATIONS
CONSISTENT WITH THIS SECTION AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO ACQUIRE THE DOCUMEN-
TATION NEEDED TO COMPLY WITH THE NATIONAL DRIVER REGISTRY.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE, ON AND AFTER  DECEMBER  THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN, TO ALL PERSONS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A NEW
LICENSE OR RENEWAL THEREOF PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, A DRIVER'S  LICENSE
WHICH  IS  FULLY  COMPLIANT WITH THE STATUTORY PROVISIONS, AND ANY REGU-
LATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO SUCH STATUTORY  PROVISIONS,  OF  CHAPTER
303  OF  TITLE  49  OF THE UNITED STATES CODE. THE DRIVER'S LICENSES AND
RENEWALS THEREOF ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE ISSUED  AT
NO  ADDITIONAL  COST  TO ALL SUCH LICENSEES, OTHER THAN THE ISSUANCE AND
RENEWAL FEE AUTHORIZED BY THIS CHAPTER.
  3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL FURTHER MAKE  A  REVIEW  OF  ALL  APPLICABLE
FEDERAL  LAWS  AND  REGULATIONS  CONCERNING  THE  ISSUANCE  OF  DRIVER'S
LICENSES AND VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS, AND SHALL  ISSUE  A  REPORT,  ON  OR
BEFORE  THE  FIFTEENTH  OF  DECEMBER  OF EACH YEAR, TO THE GOVERNOR, THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11520-02-5

Co-Sponsors

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S5842A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §504-a, V & T L

S5842A - Summary

Requires the department of motor vehicles to ensure that all licenses comply with the national driver register.

S5842A - Sponsor Memo

S5842A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5842--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CROCI,  BONACIC,  BOYLE,  CARLUCCI,  DeFRANCISCO,
  FARLEY, FUNKE, GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  GRIFFO,  HANNON,  LARKIN,  LAVALLE,
  MARCHIONE,  MARTINS,  MURPHY, NOZZOLIO, SERINO, SEWARD, SKELOS -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Rules  --  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  compliance
  with the federal Real ID Act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known, and may be cited as the "New  York
Remembers Act".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby finds and declares the
following:
  (a)  That  the  federal  Real ID Act, which was passed by Congress and
signed into law in 2005, is a  coordinated  effort  by  the  states  and
federal  government, intended to improve the reliability and accuracy of
state-issued identification documents, which serve to inhibit a  terror-
ist's ability to evade detection by using fraudulent identification;
  (b) That the standards established by the federal Real ID Act resulted
from  a  Congressional study investigating the various factors which led
to the horrific tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001;
  (c) That in addition to developing tamper  proof  technologies  within
the identification card itself, states were directed to initiate a proc-
ess  whereby the documentation submitted by an individual applying for a
state issued driver's license could be verified as authentic;
  (d) That the verification requirement was meant to ensure that terror-
ists were not issued identification cards based  on  the  proffering  of
forged or otherwise fake documentation;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11520-06-5

S. 5842--A                          2

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S5842B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §504-a, V & T L

S5842B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of motor vehicles to ensure that all licenses comply with the national driver register.

S5842B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5842B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5842--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. CROCI, AKSHAR, BONACIC, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, DeFRANCIS-
  CO, FARLEY, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, HANNON, LARKIN,  LAVALLE,
  MARCHIONE, MARTINS, MURPHY, NOZZOLIO, SERINO, SEWARD -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Rules -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted to the
  Committee on Transportation in accordance with Senate Rule 6,  sec.  8
  --  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  compliance
  with the federal Real ID Act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known, and may be cited as the "New  York
Remembers Act".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby finds and declares the
following:
  (a)  That  the  federal  Real ID Act, which was passed by Congress and
signed into law in 2005, is a  coordinated  effort  by  the  states  and
federal  government, intended to improve the reliability and accuracy of
state-issued identification documents, which serve to inhibit a  terror-
ist's ability to evade detection by using fraudulent identification;
  (b) That the standards established by the federal Real ID Act resulted
from  a  Congressional study investigating the various factors which led
to the horrific tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001;
  (c) That in addition to developing tamper  proof  technologies  within
the identification card itself, states were directed to initiate a proc-
ess  whereby the documentation submitted by an individual applying for a
state issued driver's license could be verified as authentic;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11520-07-6

S. 5842--B                          2

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