Bill Text: NY S02496 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides for the waiver of the fee for a replacement driver's license or identification card if the replacement driver's license or identification card is requested solely for the purpose of designating that the applicant is an organ donor.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-25 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S02496 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S02496-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          2496
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 25, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  JORDAN -- 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  providing
          for the waiver of  the fee for a replacement driver's license or iden-
          tification  card if the replacement driver's license or identification
          card is requested solely for  the  purpose  of  designating  that  the
          applicant is an organ donor
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 503 of  the  vehicle  and  traffic
     2  law,  as  amended by chapter 548 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read
     3  as follows:
     4    3. Waiver of fee. The commissioner  may  waive  the  payment  of  fees
     5  required by subdivision two of this section if the applicant:
     6    (i)  is  an inmate in an institution under the jurisdiction of a state
     7  department or agency, or
     8    (ii) is a victim of crime and the driver's license or learner's permit
     9  applied for is a replacement for one that was lost  or  destroyed  as  a
    10  result of the crime, or
    11    (iii)  is applying for the replacement driver's license solely for the
    12  purpose of designating on the  applicant's  driver's  license  that  the
    13  applicant is an organ donor.
    14    §  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 491 of the vehicle and traffic law, as
    15  added by section 1 of part H of chapter 58  of  the  laws  of  2017,  is
    16  amended to read as follows:
    17    3.  Waiver  of  fee.  The  commissioner  may waive the payment of fees
    18  required by subdivision two of this section if the applicant:
    19    (i) is a victim of a crime and the identification card applied for  is
    20  a  replacement  for  one  that  was lost or destroyed as a result of the
    21  crime, or
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08860-01-9

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     1    (ii) is applying for the replacement identification  card  solely  for
     2  the  purpose  of designating on the applicant's identification card that
     3  the applicant is an organ donor.
     4    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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