BILL NO A10462
SAME AS No same as
Add S510-d, V & T L
Requires the department of motor vehicles to enter information regarding a
suspension or revocation of a driver's license on his or her driving record;
requires the department to work with local law enforcement agencies to
facilitate a uniform means for such agencies to gain immediate electronic
access to a licensee's driving record; requires the commissioner to submit a
report regarding existing means utilized for such access.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N A S S E M B L Y
May 29, 2012
Introduced by M. of A. QUART -- read once and referred to the Committee
AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to suspension
and revocation information on the driving record of a person licensed
to drive a motor vehicle
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 510-d to read as follows:
3 S 510-D. SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION INFORMATION ON DRIVING RECORD. 1.
4 WHENEVER A SUSPENSION, REVOCATION OR EXPIRATION OF A LICENSE TO DRIVE A
5 MOTOR VEHICLE OR MOTORCYCLE OCCURS, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ENTER THE
6 SUSPENSION, REVOCATION OR EXPIRATION ORDER ON THE LICENSEE'S DRIVING
7 RECORD WITHIN TWENTY DAYS AFTER RECEIPT OF SUCH INFORMATION. ANY INQUIRY
8 INTO THE LICENSEE'S DRIVING RECORD AFTER THE TWENTY DAY PERIOD SHALL
9 REVEAL THAT THE LICENSE IS SUSPENDED, REVOKED OR EXPIRED.
10 2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL WORK WITH LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO
11 FACILITATE A UNIFORM MEANS FOR SUCH AGENCIES TO GAIN IMMEDIATE ELECTRON-
12 IC ACCESS TO A LICENSEE'S DRIVING RECORD AND PARTICULARLY ACCESS TO
13 INFORMATION REGARDING A LICENSEE'S DRIVING RECORD AS ENTERED ON SUCH
14 RECORD PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
15 S 2. The commissioner of the department of motor vehicles shall submit
16 a report to the governor, the temporary president of the senate and the
17 speaker of the assembly on or before January first, two thousand thir-
18 teen, summarizing the existing means utilized by law enforcement agen-
19 cies to access information regarding the suspension, revocation or expi-
20 ration of a license to drive a motor vehicle or motorcycle, along with
21 recommendations for more efficient methods therefor.
22 S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.