Bill Text: NY A05509 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires the department of motor vehicles to maintain and make available on its website, unofficial and non-certified driving records for informational purposes only.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-13 - referred to transportation [A05509 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05509-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
            S. 3716                                                  A. 5509
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
                                    February 13, 2019
        IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta-
        IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once  and  referred
          to the Committee on Transportation
        AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to unofficial
          and non-certified driving records
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  vehicle  and  traffic law is amended by adding a new
     2  section 224-b to read as follows:
     3    § 224-b. Unofficial and non-certified driving records. The  department
     4  shall  maintain  and  make available on its website, unofficial and non-
     5  certified driving records for informational purposes only. Such  records
     6  shall  clearly  state  that  such  driving records are for informational
     7  purposes only and shall not include any of the following:  certification
     8  statement; signature of the commissioner; or security watermark.  Access
     9  to  such  records shall require the input of information from his or her
    10  most  recent New York state driver's license, learner's permit  or  non-
    11  driver  identification.  There shall be no fee charged by the department
    12  for the access of such unofficial and non-certified driving records.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
    14  it shall have become a law.  Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
    15  ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
    16  tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
    17  completed on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.