senate Bill S8680

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the "driver's license access and privacy act"; repealer

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May 10, 2018 referred to transportation


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S8680 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§201, 501, 501-a, 502 & 508, rpld §502 subs 1 & 7, add §502-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1747, A3675

S8680 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the department of motor vehicles to issue standard drivers' licenses and restricts what information can be retained and given out on those applying or holding standard drivers' licenses.

S8680 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8680 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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 standard drivers'  licenses;
  and  to  repeal subdivisions 1 and 7 of section 502 of the vehicle and
  traffic law relating thereto


  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "driver's
license access and privacy act".
  § 2. Section 201 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added  by  chapter
380  of the laws of 1980, paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 and subdivision
2 as amended by chapter 568 of the laws of 1994, paragraph (f) of subdi-
vision 1 as amended by chapter 550 of the laws of 1992, paragraph (i) of
subdivision 1 as amended by section 2 of part E of  chapter  60  of  the
laws of 2005, item 1 of clause (A) of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (i)
of  subdivision 1 as amended by section 1 of part I of chapter 58 of the
laws of 2015, item 2 of clause (A) of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (i)
of subdivision 1 as amended by section 1 of part K of chapter 59 of  the
laws  of 2009, paragraph (j) of subdivision 1 as added by chapter 448 of
the laws of 1995, paragraph (k) of subdivision 1 as amended  by  chapter
391  of the laws of 1998, subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 196 of the
laws of 1996, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 432  of  the  laws  of
1997,  and subdivision 7 as added by chapter 978 of the laws of 1984, is
amended to read as follows:
  § 201. Custody of records. 1. Documents. The commissioner may destroy:
  (a) any application, including supporting documents, for  registration
and/or  title  of  a motor vehicle or trailer, other than an application
for renewal of registration, or any notice of a lien on a motor  vehicle
or  trailer, after such application shall have been on file for a period
of five years;
  (b) any application for renewal of a registration which results in the
issuance of a registration renewal of any motor vehicle or trailer, upon
entry of an electronic record of renewal on the files;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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