senate Bill S6508

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires that driver's licenses indicate the blood type of the licensee upon the licensee's request; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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May 04, 2021 referred to transportation

S6508 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§504 & 502, rpld §502 sub 1, V & T L

S6508 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that driver's licenses indicate the blood type of the licensee upon the licensee's request.

S6508 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6508 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6508
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MATTERA -- 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  requiring
   that  driver's  licenses  indicate the blood type of the licensee upon
   the licensee's request; 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. Subdivision 1 of section 504 of the vehicle and traffic law
 is amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
   (C) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL BY REGULATION PROVIDE THAT  EVERY  DRIVER'S
 LICENSE  OR  RENEWAL  THEREOF CONTAIN A DISTINGUISHING MARK AND ADEQUATE
 SPACE UPON WHICH THE BLOOD TYPE OF THE LICENSEE MAY  BE  IMPRINTED  UPON
 THE  LICENSEE'S REQUEST. THE LEARNER'S PERMIT MAY ALSO CONTAIN THE BLOOD
 TYPE OF THE PERMITTEE UPON REQUEST OF THE  PERMITEE  PURSUANT  TO  REGU-
 LATIONS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   §  2.  Subdivision  1 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law is
 REPEALED and a new subdivision 1 is added to read as follows:
   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  TWENTY-ONE, 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 IDENTIFI-
 CATION DOCUMENT ISSUED BY A CONSULATE FROM THE  APPLICANT'S  COUNTRY  OF
 CITIZENSHIP,  OR  A VALID FOREIGN DRIVER'S LICENSE THAT INCLUDES A PHOTO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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