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.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
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-
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.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.