assembly Bill A3252

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to including if a person has autism spectrum disorder on his or her driver's license; repealer

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Jan 22, 2021 referred to transportation

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A3252 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§490, 502 & 504, rpld §502 sub 1, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8711

A3252 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes a distinctive mark on a person's driver's license if a person has autism spectrum disorder.

A3252 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3252
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SAYEGH, STERN, STIRPE, GRIFFIN, SIMON, DeSTEFANO
   -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. TAGUE -- read once and  referred  to
   the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to including if
   a  person has autism spectrum disorder on his or her driver's license;
   and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  490 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
   2-A. AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER. IN ADDITION TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDI-
 VISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT SPACE  IS
 PROVIDED  ON  THE APPLICATION SO THAT THE APPLICANT SHALL INDICATE IF HE
 OR SHE HAS AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND THAT THE FOLLOWING IS  TYPED  IN
 CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS TYPE:
   "YOU MUST FILL OUT THE FOLLOWING SECTION: ARE YOU A PERSON WITH AUTISM
 SPECTRUM DISORDER? CHECK BOX FOR 'YES' OR 'SKIP THIS QUESTION'."
   THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  MAKE  WHATEVER  PROVISIONS  ARE FEASIBLE AND
 DESIRABLE  TO  MAINTAIN  AND  ISSUE  ALL  SUITABLE  DOCUMENTS  REGARDING
 ADVANCED DIRECTIVES AT DRIVER'S LICENSE EXAMINING OFFICES.
   §  2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section 490 of the vehicle and
 traffic law, as amended by chapter 490 of the laws of 2019,  is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (b)  The  identification card shall contain a distinguishing number or
 mark and adequate space upon which an anatomical gift, pursuant to arti-
 cle forty-three of the public health law, by the holder may be  recorded
 and  shall  contain  such  other information and shall be issued in such
 form as the commissioner shall determine; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, EVERY IDEN-
 TIFICATION CARD OR RENEWAL THEREOF ISSUED TO A PERSON WITH AUTISM  SPEC-
 TRUM DISORDER SHALL CONTAIN A DISTINCTIVE MARK; provided, however, every
 identification  card or renewal thereof issued to a person under the age
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.