assembly Bill A2331

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enables veterans and reservists to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license

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Feb 27, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 21, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.59
Feb 12, 2019 reported
Jan 22, 2019 referred to transportation

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A2331 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1026
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §508, V & T L; amd §354-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6411
2013-2014: A1753, S2226
2015-2016: A122, S775
2017-2018: A1142, S1100

A2331 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables veterans and reservists to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license.

A2331 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2331

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DINOWITZ,  DenDEKKER, M. G. MILLER, BRONSON,
  MOSLEY, CYMBROWITZ, BENEDETTO, SIMOTAS,  CUSICK,  GUNTHER,  GOTTFRIED,
  PICHARDO,  BARRON,  COOK,  GALEF,  COLTON,  ARROYO,  CRESPO, HUNTER --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  PERRY, SIMON -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  executive  law,  in
  relation to enabling veterans and reservists to receive benefit infor-
  mation upon applying for or renewing a driver's license

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

  Section 1. Section 508 of the vehicle and traffic law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION
OF  VETERANS'  AFFAIRS,  IS DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS BY WHICH THE
DEPARTMENT SHALL REFER DRIVER'S LICENSE  AND  NON-DRIVER  IDENTIFICATION
CARD APPLICANTS REQUESTING AND OBTAINING A NOTATION UPON SUCH LICENSE OR
NON-DRIVER IDENTIFICATION CARD THAT HE OR SHE IS A VETERAN OF THE UNITED
STATES  ARMED  FORCES  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF SECTION FOUR
HUNDRED NINETY OF THIS  CHAPTER  OR  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION  FIVE
HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, UPON HIS OR HER REQUEST, TO THE DIVISION OF
VETERANS'  AFFAIRS,  CONSISTENT  WITH  THE  PROVISIONS  OF SECTION THREE
HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR-A OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  § 2. Section 354-a of the executive law, as amended by section  95  of
subpart  B  of  part  C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to
read as follows:
  § 354-a. Information  on  status  of  veterans  receiving  assistance.
Departments, divisions, bureaus, boards, commissions and agencies of the
state  and  political  subdivisions  thereof,  which provide assistance,
treatment, counseling, care, supervision or  custody  in  service  areas
involving  health,  mental  health, family services, criminal justice or
employment, including but not limited to the office  of  alcoholism  and

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

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