assembly Bill A4050

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing the department of motor vehicles to issue limited purpose drivers' licenses

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Jan 31, 2017 referred to transportation

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A4050 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง201, 490, 502, 504-a & 508, V & T L

A4050 - Summary

Relates to authorizing the department of motor vehicles to issue limited purpose drivers' licenses; authorizes the issuance of limited purpose drivers' licenses where an applicant shall not be required to establish legal presence in the United States at the time of application; provides that such license may be used as legal identification.

A4050 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4050

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. MOYA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  authorizing
  the  department  of  motor  vehicles to issue limited purpose drivers'
  licenses

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 201 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as added by chapter 380 of the  laws  of  1980,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (c)  any  application  for  a driver's license OR IDENTIFICATION CARD,
including any SOURCE document required to be filed with any such  appli-
cation,  after  such application shall have been on file for a period of
[five] SEVEN years AND ANY IMAGES OF SOURCE DOCUMENTS  PRESENTED  FOR  A
MINIMUM OF TEN YEARS;
  S 2. Section 490 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  FEDERAL  COMPLIANCE. (A) THE COMMISSIONER MAY OFFER AN IDENTIFICA-
TION CARD THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR ANY  OFFI-
CIAL  PURPOSE, SUBJECT TO THE APPLICABLE FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING
THE SATISFACTION OF ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE REAL ID ACT OF 2005 (PUB. L.
109-13).
  (B) ANY IDENTIFICATION CARD NOT SATISFYING THE REQUIREMENTS  OF  PARA-
GRAPH  (A)  OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL STATE THE FOLLOWING ON THE FACE OF
THE CARD AND IN ITS MACHINE-READABLE ZONE, IN A FONT SIZE NO LARGER THAN
THE SMALLEST FONT SIZE OTHERWISE APPEARING ON THE CARD: "NOT  VALID  FOR
OFFICIAL  FEDERAL  PURPOSES." THE COMMISSIONER MAY INCORPORATE DIFFERENT
FEATURES BUT ONLY IF DOING SO WOULD RESULT IN A CARD THAT  APPEARS  MORE
SIMILAR  TO  AN  IDENTIFICATION  CARD ISSUED UNDER PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS
SUBDIVISION, OR IF REQUIRED BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  HOMELAND  SECURITY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09494-01-7

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