senate Bill S178

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain entities from engaging in the business of securing motor vehicle registrations or giving instructions as to procuring motor vehicle registrations

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Jan 06, 2021 referred to transportation

S178 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A388
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §395, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2737, A7474

S178 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits certain entities from engaging in the business of assisting for hire in securing motor vehicle registrations or, for compensation, giving instructions as to procuring motor vehicle registrations.

S178 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S178 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    178
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  prohibiting
   certain entities from engaging in the business of securing motor vehi-
   cle registrations or giving instructions as to procuring motor vehicle
   registrations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 395 of the vehicle and traffic law, as  amended  by
 chapter 124 of the laws of 1974, is amended to read as follows:
   § 395. Certain  private  service  bureaus  to be licensed.   Except as
 otherwise provided herein, no person, firm, association  or  corporation
 shall, engage in the business of assisting for hire in securing licenses
 to  drive  motor  vehicles or registrations or titles of motor vehicles,
 nor shall any person, firm, association or corporation for  compensation
 give  instructions  as  to procuring licenses to drive motor vehicles or
 registrations or titles of motor vehicles, without being the holder of a
 license for such purpose issued by the commissioner of  motor  vehicles.
 An  applicant  for  a  license  shall furnish the commissioner with such
 information and such references as to moral character as he may  reason-
 ably  require.  Every application shall be accompanied by a fee of twen-
 ty-five dollars, which shall be regarded as an application fee and shall
 in no event be refunded. If an application be approved  by  the  commis-
 sioner,  the  applicant upon the payment of an additional fee of twenty-
 five dollars shall be granted a license which shall expire on the  thir-
 tieth  day  of June following the date of its issuance. The commissioner
 shall issue a license certificate to  each  licensee  which  certificate
 shall  be conspicuously displayed in the place of business of the licen-
 see, or, if the licensee has no place  of  business,  such  certificates
 shall  be  exhibited  at the request of any person. In case of the loss,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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