Bill A6849-2015

Relates to the commissioner's report on issuing driver's licenses to immigrants, especially those who have a deferred action status or are registered provisional immigrants

Relates to the commissioner's report on issuing driver's licenses to immigrants, especially those who have a deferred action status or are registered provisional immigrants as determined by the federal government.

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  • Apr 6, 2015: referred to transportation

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6849 2015-2016 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY April 6, 2015 ___________
Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO, DAVILA, MOYA, PICHARDO, RAMOS, RIVERA, RODRIGUEZ, SEPULVEDA -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the commis- sioner of motor vehicles' report on issuing drivers' licenses to immi- grants THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 200 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: 3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE ANY PROCESS AND/OR FURTHER LEGISLATIVE ACTION NECESSARY TO ALLOW AGENTS ISSUING DRIVERS' LICENSES TO ACCEPT AS PRIMARY PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION, DOCUMENTS RELATED TO AN INDIVIDUAL'S FEDERAL IMMIGRATION STATUS AS DEFERRED ACTION OR A REGISTERED PROVISIONAL IMMIGRANT. THIS REPORT SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE NO LATER THAN JUNE FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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