assembly Bill A9891

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to applications for licenses; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2020 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jul 20, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.194
rules report cal.194
Jul 16, 2020 reported referred to rules
Feb 24, 2020 referred to transportation

A9891 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, rpld §502 sub 1, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1863, S3925

A9891 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to provisions of law relating to applications for licenses.

A9891 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 24, 2020

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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to applications
  for licenses; and to repeal certain provisions of  such  law  relating


  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 502 of  the  vehicle  and  traffic
law, as amended by chapter 37 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as
  1.  Application  for license. Application for a driver's license shall
be made to the commissioner. The fee prescribed by law may be  submitted
with such application. The applicant shall furnish such proof of identi-
ty,  age,  and  fitness  as  may  be  required by the commissioner. With
respect to a non-commercial driver's license or learner's  permit  which
does  not  meet federal standards for identification, in addition to the
acceptable proofs of age and identity approved by the commissioner as of
January first, two thousand nineteen, acceptable proof of identity shall
also include, but not be limited to, a valid, unexpired foreign passport
issued by the applicant's country of citizenship (which  shall  also  be
eligible  as  proof  of age), a valid, unexpired consular identification
document issued by a consulate from the applicant's country of  citizen-
ship, or a valid foreign driver's license that includes a photo image of
the  applicant  and  which is unexpired or expired for less than twenty-
four months of its date of expiration, as primary forms of  such  proof.
Nothing  contained  in  this subdivision shall be deemed to preclude the
commissioner from approving additional proofs of identity and age.   The
commissioner  may  also  provide  that  the  application procedure shall
include the taking of a photo  image  or  images  of  the  applicant  in
accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the commissioner. In
addition, the commissioner also shall require that the applicant provide
his  or  her social security number or, in lieu thereof, with respect to
an application for a non-commercial driver's license or learner's permit
which does not meet federal standards for identification,  an  affidavit

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