senate Bill S6649

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of motor vehicles to enter into an agreement with the Republic of China (Taiwan) for reciprocity of driver licenses

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2021 referred to transportation

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S6649 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2951

S6649 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of motor vehicles to enter into an agreement with the Republic of China (Taiwan) for reciprocity of driver's licenses.

S6649 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6649 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6649
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SEPULVEDA, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Transporta-
   tion
 
 AN  ACT  in  relation to requiring the commissioner of motor vehicles to
   enter into an agreement with the Republic of China (Taiwan) for  reci-
   procity of driver licenses

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The commissioner of motor  vehicles  shall  enter  into  an
 agreement  with  the  Republic of China (Taiwan) through the Ministry of
 Transportation and Communications represented by the Director General of
 the Taipei Economic and Cultural office in New York for  reciprocity  in
 issuing  driver licenses to citizens from the state of New York residing
 in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and to the Taiwanese citizens residing
 in the state of New  York.  The  parties  shall  agree  that  reciprocal
 provisions  for issuance and skills to acquire a driver license shall be
 applicable in New York and in the Republic of China (Taiwan).
   § 2. The parties shall agree that a holder of a valid  driver  license
 of  the  state  of  New York residing in the Republic of China (Taiwan),
 shall be able to exchange such license for a Taiwanese driver license at
 the nominal conversion fee, without being required to pass the knowledge
 and road test. Correspondingly, a holder of  a  valid  Taiwanese  driver
 license  lawfully  residing  in the state of New York, who is not exempt
 from licensing requirements under the vehicle and traffic law, shall  be
 able  to  exchange a Taiwanese license for a license in the state of New
 York at the nominal conversion fee, without being required to  pass  the
 knowledge and road test.
   §  3.  The  state of New York, through the commissioner of motor vehi-
 cles, and the Republic of China (Taiwan), through the Ministry of Trans-
 portation and Communications, shall agree on the following:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07899-02-1

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