assembly Bill A1863

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to applications for licenses; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 08, 2021 signed chap.440
Sep 28, 2021 delivered to governor
Apr 19, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.634
substituted for s3925
Mar 10, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 04, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.139
Mar 03, 2021 reported
Jan 11, 2021 referred to transportation

A1863 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, rpld §502 sub 1, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9891, S8746

A1863 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to provisions of law relating to applications for licenses.

A1863 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 11, 2021
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGNARELLI  -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Transportation
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to applications
   for licenses; and to repeal certain provisions of  such  law  relating
   Section 1. 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
 commissioner from approving additional proofs of identity and age.   The
 commissioner  may  also  provide  that  the  application procedure shall
 include the taking of a photo  image  or  images  of  the  applicant  in
 accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the commissioner. In
 addition, the commissioner also shall require that the applicant provide

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