senate Bill S1026

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 12, 2019 amend by restoring to original print 1026
Jan 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jan 28, 2019 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2019 1st report cal.51
Jan 10, 2019 referred to transportation
Jun 12, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jun 11, 2019 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2019 amended on third reading 1026a

Co-Sponsors

S1026 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2331
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
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: S2226, A1753
2015-2016: S775, A122
2017-2018: S1100, A1142

S1026 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1026 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1026 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1026

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, KENNEDY -- 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 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
substance  abuse  services, office of mental health, office of probation
and correctional alternatives, office of children and  family  services,
office  of  temporary  and  disability assistance, department of health,

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

Co-Sponsors

S1026A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2331
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
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: S2226, A1753
2015-2016: S775, A122
2017-2018: S1100, A1142

S1026A - Summary

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

S1026A - Sponsor Memo

S1026A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1026--A
    Cal. No. 51

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, KENNEDY, SANDERS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

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  494 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION
OF VETERANS' SERVICES, 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  ARTICLE  OR  SUBDIVISION  ONE OF SECTION FIVE
HUNDRED TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, UPON HIS OR HER REQUEST, TO THE DIVISION OF
VETERANS' SERVICES, CONSISTENT WITH  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  THREE
HUNDRED  FIFTY-FOUR-A  OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW. SUCH PROCESS SHALL ENSURE A
SPACE IS PROVIDED FOR APPLICANT TO DEMONSTRATE  HIS  OR  HER  INTENT  TO
SHARE  HIS OR HER APPLICATION INFORMATION WITH THE DIVISION OF VETERANS'
SERVICES, TO ENABLE THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' SERVICES TO PROVIDE  BENE-
FITS  INFORMATION  TO  APPLICANT. SUCH PROCESS SHALL ALSO BE EXEMPT FROM
SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION EIGHTY-SEVEN OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW.
  § 2. 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' SERVICES, IS DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS BY  WHICH  THE

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

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