assembly Bill A5827

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires cities which issue forms of identification to maintain the application information relating thereto, and submit it to the division of homeland security and emergency services

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to cities
Feb 16, 2017 referred to cities

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A5827 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3848
Current Committee:
Assembly Cities
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Add §18-e, Gen City L

A5827 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits cities which issue certain forms of identification to maintain the application information relating thereto; provides that the destruction of such information shall make the city liable for a civil penalty, payable to the office of new Americans, of $1,000 for each application or portion thereof that was destroyed; and requires such cities to submit such information to the division of homeland security and emergency services and to the office for new Americans.

A5827 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5827

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BYRNE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Cities

AN ACT to amend the general city law, in  relation  to  prohibiting  the
  destruction of information submitted by applicants for municipal forms
  of  identification,  and requiring such information to be submitted to
  the division of homeland  security  and  emergency  services  and  the
  office for new Americans

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

  Section 1. The general city law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
18-e to read as follows:
  §  18-E. FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION RECORDS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LOCAL
LAW, CODE, ORDINANCE, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, NO  CITY  THAT
ISSUES  ANY  FORM OF IDENTIFICATION TO PERSONS, WHO ARE NOT EMPLOYEES OF
SUCH CITY, OTHER THAN IDENTIFICATION USED SOLELY AS PROOF  OF  RESIDENCY
IN SUCH CITY, SHALL DESTROY OR CAUSE TO BE DESTROYED ANY APPLICATION, OR
THE  INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, FOR SUCH FORM OF IDENTIFICATION. ANY
CITY THAT VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL  BE  SUBJECT
TO  A  CIVIL  PENALTY,  PAYABLE  TO THE OFFICE FOR NEW AMERICANS, OF ONE
THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR  EACH  APPLICATION  OR  PORTION  THEREOF  THAT  WAS
DESTROYED.  THE  PROCEEDS  OF  ALL  PENALTIES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS
SUBDIVISION SHALL BE ALLOCATED AND DISBURSED TO THE OFFICE FOR NEW AMER-
ICANS TO CARRY OUT ITS PURPOSE PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-FOUR-B OF  THE
EXECUTIVE LAW.
  2.  WITHIN  TEN  DAYS OF RECEIPT OF AN APPLICATION FOR A FORM OF IDEN-
TIFICATION ISSUED BY A CITY, SUCH CITY  SHALL  FORWARD  COPIES  OF  SUCH
APPLICATION  TO THE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
AND THE OFFICE FOR NEW AMERICANS.
  § 2. Every city which issued any  form  of  identification,  to  which
section  18-e  of  the general city law, as added by section one of this
act applies, prior to the effective date of this act, shall,  within  10

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

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