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File #: Int 1706-2019    Version: * Name: Prohibiting a smart chip from being added to New York City identity card.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Immigration
On agenda: 9/12/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting a smart chip from being added to New York City identity card
Sponsors: Carlos Menchaca, Margaret S. Chin, Brad S. Lander, Antonio Reynoso, Fernando Cabrera , Mark Levine, Ben Kallos, Stephen T. Levin, Adrienne E. Adams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, James G. Van Bramer, Helen K. Rosenthal, Deborah L. Rose, Carlina Rivera , Diana Ayala , Andrew Cohen, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Inez D. Barron, Farah N. Louis, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 20
Summary: This bill would prohibit a smart chip from being added to the New York City identity card.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1706, 2. Int. No. 1706, 3. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19, 5. Committee Report 10/2/19, 6. Hearing Testimony 10/2/19, 7. Hearing Transcript 10/2/19, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 12, 2019

Int. No. 1706

 

By Council Members Menchaca, Chin, Lander, Reynoso, Cabrera, Levine, Kallos, Levin, Adams, Rodriguez, Van Bramer, Rosenthal, Rose, Rivera, Ayala, Cohen, Cornegy, Barron, Louis and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting a smart chip from being added to New York City identity card

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision c of section 3-115 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 35 for the year 2014, is amended to read as follows:

                     c. Issuance of New York city identity cards.

(1) The New York city identity card shall display, at a minimum, the cardholder’s photograph, name, date of birth, address, and an expiration date, provided that the administering agency may by rule establish procedures to protect the addresses of victims of domestic violence or alternate requirements for applicants who lack a permanent address. Such card shall also, at the cardholder’s option, display the cardholder’s self-designated gender. Such identification card shall be designed in a manner to deter fraud[.] and shall not contain or transmit any information other than that which is visibly displayed on the face of the card, or contain any additional device or mechanism for transmitting information.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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