senate Bill S6631

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to repealing the driver's license access and privacy act

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2020 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Jul 12, 2019 referred to rules

S6631 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §201 subs 8 - 12, §502 subs 7 & 8, amd §§502 & 508, V & T L; rpld §7, Chap 37 of 2019
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: A5667
2023-2024: A5395

S6631 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Repeals the driver's license access and privacy act.

S6631 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6631 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               July 12, 2019
 Introduced  by  Sen.  JACOBS -- 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  repealing
   the  driver's  license  access  and  privacy  act;  to  repeal certain
   provisions of such law relating thereto; and to repeal  section  7  of
   chapter  39  of the laws of 2019, amending the vehicle and traffic law
   relating to the issuance of non-commercial drivers' licenses and lear-
   ners' permits
   Section  1.  Subdivisions  8,  9, 10, 11, and 12 of section 201 of the
 vehicle and traffic law are REPEALED.
   § 2. 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

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


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