senate Bill S9492

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires drivers' licenses to include a distinguishing mark indicating that the licensee has a permit to carry a concealed firearm

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 05, 2022 referred to rules

S9492 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §504, V & T L; amd §400.02, Pen L

S9492 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires drivers' licenses to include a distinguishing mark indicating that the licensee has a permit to carry a concealed firearm; authorizes the commissioner of motor vehicles to access the statewide license and record database to ascertain the names of persons who have a license to carry a concealed firearm.

S9492 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9492 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9492
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 5, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and  traffic  law  and  the  penal  law,  in
   relation  to  requiring  drivers' licenses to include a distinguishing
   mark indicating that the licensee has a permit to  carry  a  concealed
   firearm

   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)  EVERY  LICENSE  OR RENEWAL THEREOF SHALL CONTAIN A DISTINGUISHING
 MARK, IN SUCH FORM AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DETERMINE, INDICATING  THAT
 THE  LICENSEE  HAS  A  PERMIT  TO  CARRY A CONCEALED FIREARM PURSUANT TO
 SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 400.00 OF THE PENAL LAW.    THE  COMMISSIONER
 SHALL NOT REQUIRE FEES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH LICENSE OR RENEWAL THER-
 EOF  TO  PERSONS WHO HAVE A PERMIT TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON WHICH ARE
 DIFFERENT FROM THE  FEES  REQUIRED  FOR  THE  ISSUANCE  OF  LICENSES  OR
 RENEWALS  THEREOF  TO  PERSONS  WHO  DO  NOT  HAVE  A  PERMIT TO CARRY A
 CONCEALED WEAPON.
   § 2. Section 400.02 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 244 of the
 laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
 § 400.02 Statewide license and record database.
   There shall be a statewide license and record database which shall  be
 created and maintained by the division of state police the cost of which
 shall  not  be borne by any municipality. Records assembled or collected
 for purposes of inclusion in such  database  shall  not  be  subject  to
 disclosure  pursuant  to article six of the public officers law. Records
 containing granted license applications shall be periodically checked by
 the division of criminal justice services against  criminal  conviction,
 mental health, and all other records as are necessary to determine their
 continued accuracy as well as whether an individual is no longer a valid
 license  holder.  The  division  of criminal justice services shall also
 check pending applications made pursuant to this  article  against  such
 records  to  determine whether a license may be granted. All state agen-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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