|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to cities|
|Feb 16, 2017||referred to cities|
assembly Bill A5827
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Brian D. Miller
A5827 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- 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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