|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 04, 2021||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S6508
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6508 SPONSOR: MATTERA TITLE OF BILL: 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 relat- ing thereto PURPOSE: To allow a driver to indicate their blood type on their driver's license if they choice to. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends by adding a new paragraph to subdivision 1 of section 504 of the vehicle and traffic law. Section 2 subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law is
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 Subdivision 1 of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law is REPEALED and a new subdivision 1 is added to read as follows: 1.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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