S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to providing
for distinctive license plates for members of the Seabee Veterans of
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 404-x to read as follows:
S 404-X. DISTINCTIVE PLATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE SEABEE VETERANS OF
AMERICA. 1. ANY MEMBER OF THE SEABEE VETERANS OF AMERICA RESIDING IN
THIS STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE
NAVY SEABEE EMBLEM. APPLICATION FOR SAID LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED
WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
2. THE DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT IS A
MEMBER OF THE SEABEE VETERANS OF AMERICA.
3. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON THE PAYMENT OF THE REGU-
LAR REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS
ARTICLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AN ADDITIONAL ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGE OF
FIFTEEN DOLLARS SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT
ONE YEAR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF
SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR SO MUCH THEREOF AS MAY BE AVAILABLE, SHALL BE
ALLOCATED TO THE DEPARTMENT TO OFFSET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE
PRODUCTION OF SUCH LICENSE PLATES.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.