senate Bill S6910

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to implementing driving privilege licenses and requiring a social security number to register to vote on an application for a motor vehicle driver's license; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Dec 18, 2019 referred to rules

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S6910 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §502 sub 1, amd §§501 & 502, V & T L; amd §5-212, El L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4447

S6910 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Implements driving privilege licenses for applicants with alternative forms of identification and requires a social security number to register to vote on an application for a motor vehicle driver's license.

S6910 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6910 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6910

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic  law,  in  relation  to  driving
  privilege  licenses  and  making  technical  corrections; to amend the
  election law, in relation to registering to vote on an application for
  a motor vehicle driver's license; and to repeal certain provisions  of
  the vehicle and traffic law related thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 501 of the vehicle and traffic law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  DRIVING PRIVILEGE LICENSES. (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE DRIV-
ING PRIVILEGE LICENSES AS PROVIDED IN THIS ARTICLE. SUCH  LICENSE  SHALL
BE VALID ONLY FOR THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OF A TYPE WHICH COULD
BE  OPERATED BY THE HOLDER OF THE CLASS OF LICENSE FOR WHICH APPLICATION
IS BEING MADE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT NO DRIVING PRIVILEGE LICENSE SHALL
BE ISSUED WHICH WOULD BE EQUIVALENT TO A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.
  (B) (I) NO  GOVERNMENTAL  ENTITY  SHALL  ACCEPT  A  DRIVING  PRIVILEGE
LICENSE AS PROOF OF PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION.
  (II)  NO DRIVING PRIVILEGE LICENSE SHALL BE USED AS A DOCUMENT PROVID-
ING PROOF OF A PERSON'S AGE FOR ANY GOVERNMENT REQUIRED PURPOSE.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic  law,  as
amended by chapter 487 of the laws of 2012, is REPEALED.
  §  3.  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
follows:
  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]  DRIVING  PRIVILEGE  license  or

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

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