assembly Bill A1205

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that registration lists and title information made available to contracting parties may not be used for various purposes without the registrant's consent

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Jan 07, 2021 referred to transportation

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A1205 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A517
2011-2012: A172
2013-2014: A1145
2015-2016: A2509
2017-2018: A111
2019-2020: A11

A1205 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that registration lists and title information made available to contracting parties by the department of motor vehicles may not be used for purposes other than issuance of manufacturer's warranty, safety recall or similar notices, or statistical compilations without the registrant's express consent.

A1205 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1205
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CAHILL, J. M. GIGLIO, FITZPATRICK, BRABENEC,
   STECK, McDONOUGH, PEOPLES-STOKES, HAWLEY -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.
   of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,  RA -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to consent  for
   the use of registration lists and title information
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 202 of the  vehi-
 cle  and  traffic law, as amended by chapter 293 of the laws of 1989, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (b) The commissioner shall notify each  vehicle  registrant  that  the
 registration  information specified in paragraph (a) of this subdivision
 [has been or] will be furnished to the contracting party.   The  commis-
 sioner  shall  inform each vehicle registrant when such registrant first
 makes application for a vehicle registration  or  when  such  registrant
 applies  to  renew  an existing vehicle registration how to [achieve the
 deletion of] PROVIDE EXPRESS AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT  FOR  such  information
 [from  the  contracting  party's file] TO BE SHARED WITH THE CONTRACTING
 PARTY WHEN SUCH INFORMATION IS TO BE USED FOR PURPOSES OTHER THAN  THOSE
 LISTED  IN  SUBPARAGRAPHS  (I) AND (II) OF THIS PARAGRAPH.  The contract
 between the commissioner and the contracting party shall  provide  that,
 [upon  the  request of the registrant] UNLESS THE VEHICLE REGISTRANT HAS
 PROVIDED EXPRESS AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT AS INDICATED IN A SEPARATE  WRITTEN
 AUTHORIZATION,  made  in  such  manner  and  in  such  form  as shall be
 prescribed by the commissioner, such registration information shall  NOT
 BE  SHARED  WITH  THE  CONTRACTING  PARTY  OR  SHALL be deleted from the
 contracting party's file for all purposes,  except:    (i)  issuance  of
 manufacturer's  warranty,  safety  recall  or  similar  notices, or (ii)
 statistical [complications] COMPILATIONS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01207-01-1