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 28, 2013
Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 distinctive
plates for medal of honor recipients
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 404-p of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
chapter 486 of the laws of 1996, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 415
of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows:
S 404-p. Distinctive plates for [congressional] medal of honor recipi-
ents. 1. Any [congressional] medal of honor recipient residing in this
state shall, upon request, be issued a license plate bearing the words
"[congressional] medal of honor". Application for said license plate
shall be filed with the commissioner in such form and detail as the
commissioner shall prescribe.
2. The distinctive plate authorized herein shall be issued upon proof,
satisfactory to the commissioner, that the applicant is a [congression-
al] medal of honor recipient.
3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
in the same manner as other number plates, provided, however, that no
registration fee or service charge shall be charged for such plate.
S 2. Distinctive plates issued pursuant to section 404-p of the vehi-
cle and traffic law prior to the amendment of such section made by
section one of this act shall be reissued to any person assigned such
plate. No fee or service charge shall be charged for the reissuance of
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.