assembly Bill A3457B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "Gender Recognition Act"; and repealing subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law relating to driver's licenses; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
Jun 17, 2019 print number 3457b
Jun 17, 2019 amend and recommit to governmental operations
May 07, 2019 print number 3457a
May 07, 2019 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 29, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A3457 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S56
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§63, 64 & 64-a, add Art 6-A §§67 - 67-b, Civ Rts L; rpld §502 sub 1, amd §§490 & 502, V & T L; amd §§4132 & 4138, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10260

A3457 - Summary

Enacts the "Gender Recognition Act"; repeals certain provisions of the vehicle and traffic law relating to driver's licenses.

A3457 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3457

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ORTIZ, D'URSO, JAFFEE, ARROYO, TAYLOR, SIMOTAS,
  SIMON, QUART, EPSTEIN, SEAWRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.
  COOK  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Oper-
  ations

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, the vehicle and  traffic  law  and
  the public health law, in relation to enacting the "Gender Recognition
  Act";  and  to  repeal subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and
  traffic law relating to driver's licenses

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Gender Recognition Act".
  § 2. The civil rights law is amended by adding a  new  section  66  to
read as follows:
  §  66. CHANGE OF NAME TO CONFORM TO GENDER IDENTITY. 1. ANY PERSON MAY
ELECT TO ASSUME A NEW NAME  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  CHANGING  THEIR  NAME  TO
CONFORM TO THEIR GENDER IDENTITY.
  2.  THE  PROCEEDING  FOR  A CHANGE OF NAME TO CONFORM THE PETITIONER'S
NAME TO THE PETITIONER'S GENDER IDENTITY IS EXEMPT FROM ANY  REQUIREMENT
FOR PUBLICATION.
  §  3.  Subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law, as
amended by chapter 487 of the laws of 2012, is REPEALED.
  § 4. Subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic  law,  as
amended by chapter 465 of the laws of 2012, the third undesignated para-
graph  as amended by chapter 248 of the laws of 2016, 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, GENDER CATEGORY, and fitness as may be required by the  commis-
sioner.    THE  APPLICANT  SHALL  CHOOSE  THEIR GENDER CATEGORY OF MALE,

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

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A3457A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S56
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§63, 64 & 64-a, add Art 6-A §§67 - 67-b, Civ Rts L; rpld §502 sub 1, amd §§490 & 502, V & T L; amd §§4132 & 4138, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10260

A3457A - Summary

Enacts the "Gender Recognition Act"; repeals certain provisions of the vehicle and traffic law relating to driver's licenses.

A3457A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3457--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ORTIZ, D'URSO, JAFFEE, ARROYO, TAYLOR, SIMOTAS,
  SIMON, QUART, EPSTEIN, SEAWRIGHT, LAVINE, BRONSON, GOTTFRIED, GLICK --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK -- read once and referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Governmental  Operations  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend the civil rights law, the vehicle and traffic law and
  the public health law, in relation to enacting the "Gender Recognition
  Act"; and to repeal subdivision 1 of section 502 of  the  vehicle  and
  traffic law relating to driver's licenses

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "Gender Recognition Act".
  § 2.  Section 63 of the civil rights law, as amended by chapter 253 of
the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  § 63. Order. If the court to which the petition is presented is satis-
fied  thereby,  or by the affidavit and certificate presented therewith,
that the petition is true, and that there is no reasonable objection  to
the  change  of name proposed, and if the petition be to change the name
of an infant, that the interests of the  infant  will  be  substantially
promoted  by  the  change, the court shall make an order authorizing the
petitioner to assume the name proposed. The order shall  further  recite
the  date  and place of birth of the applicant and, if the applicant was
born in the state of New York, such order shall set forth the number  of
[his]  SUCH  INFANT'S  birth certificate or that no birth certificate is
available. The order shall be directed to be entered and the  papers  on
which  it  was granted to be filed [prior to the publication hereinafter
directed] in the clerk's office of the county in  which  the  petitioner
resides  if  he  be  an individual, or in the office of the clerk of the
civil court of the city of New York if the order be made by that  court.

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

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A3457B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S56
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§63, 64 & 64-a, add Art 6-A §§67 - 67-b, Civ Rts L; rpld §502 sub 1, amd §§490 & 502, V & T L; amd §§4132 & 4138, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10260

A3457B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Gender Recognition Act"; repeals certain provisions of the vehicle and traffic law relating to driver's licenses.

A3457B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3457--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ORTIZ, D'URSO, JAFFEE, ARROYO, TAYLOR, SIMOTAS,
  SIMON, QUART, EPSTEIN, SEAWRIGHT, LAVINE, BRONSON, GOTTFRIED, GLICK --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK -- read once and referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Governmental  Operations  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  again  reported  from said committee with amendments, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, the vehicle and  traffic  law  and
  the public health law, in relation to enacting the "Gender Recognition
  Act";  and  to  repeal subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and
  traffic law relating to driver's licenses

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Gender Recognition Act".
  § 2.  Section 63 of the civil rights law, as amended by chapter 253 of
the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  § 63. Order. If the court to which the petition is presented is satis-
fied thereby, or by the affidavit and certificate  presented  therewith,
that  the petition is true, and that there is no reasonable objection to
the change of name proposed, and if the petition be to change  the  name
of  an  infant,  that  the interests of the infant will be substantially
promoted by the change, the court shall make an  order  authorizing  the
petitioner  to  assume the name proposed. The order shall further recite
the date and place of birth of the applicant and, if the  applicant  was
born  in the state of New York, such order shall set forth the number of
[his] THE APPLICANT'S birth certificate or that no birth certificate  is
available.  The  order shall be directed to be entered and the papers on
which it was granted to be filed [prior to the  publication  hereinafter
directed]  in  the  clerk's office of the county in which the petitioner
resides if he be an individual, or in the office of  the  clerk  of  the

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