Bill Text: NY S03178 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to waiving all additional fees associated with the issuance of an enhanced driver's license if such license is required within thirty days of the issuance or reissuance of a standard driver's license.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S03178 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03178-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          3178
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  waiving
          certain  fees  associated  with  the  issuance of an enhanced driver's
          license
          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. (a) 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.
    11    (b) The commissioner shall waive any additional  fee  associated  with
    12  the  request  for  an  enhanced driver's license if such request is made
    13  within thirty days of the issuance or reissuance of a standard  driver's
    14  license. For purposes of this paragraph, "additional fee" shall mean any
    15  fee  in  excess  of the standard fee assessed for such enhanced driver's
    16  license.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
    18  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09197-01-9
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