Bill Text: NY S02380 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Provides three options for the designation of sex by applicants for driver's licenses and learner's permits.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-09 - PRINT NUMBER 2380A [S02380 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S02380-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                    January 24, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
          tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
          mitted to said committee

        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  the  desig-
          nation  of  sex  by  applicants  for  driver's  licenses and learner's

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  Section  502 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
     3    8. Designation of sex.  Any  application  required  pursuant  to  this
     4  section  that  requires  the applicant to designate his or her sex shall
     5  provide three options. Such options shall include "male",  "female"  and
     6  "X".  For  purposes of this subdivision, option "X" may be designated by
     7  any applicant who does not identify as male or female.
     8    § 2. The department of motor  vehicles  is  authorized  to  promulgate
     9  rules  and  regulations  and  amend  forms  necessary  to  carry out the
    10  provisions of this act.
    11    § 3. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
    12  law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
    13  rule  or  regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its
    14  effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such
    15  date.

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