senate Bill S4451A

Relates to the elimination of fees and renewal fees associated with the issuance of distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients

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  • 01 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 22 / May / 2013
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 22 / May / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 4451A
  • 30 / May / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.830
  • 03 / Jun / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 10 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 10 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 10 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

Summary

Relates to the elimination of fees and renewal fees associated with the issuance of distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1526A
Versions:
S4451
S4451A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง404-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S2901, A324
2009-2010: S1503, A670
2007-2008: A515

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BILL NUMBER:S4451A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in
relation to the elimination of any fees associated with the
distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients

PURPOSE:

To eliminate any fees associated with first-time and renewal issuances
of Purple Heart license plates.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 -- Amends subdivision 3 of section 404-e of the Vehicle and
Traffic Law to eliminate the Purple Heart license plate fee.

Section 2 -- Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

Recipients of the Purple Heart put their lives on the line for the
United States of America and shed blood in the defense of this nation.
Each and every Purple Heart recipient is an American hero and deserves
the respect of all Americans.

This legislation seeks to eliminate the fee associated with the Purple
Heart distinctive license plate. Because of the sacrifices made by
Purple Heart recipients, it is only appropriate that they receive a
Purple Heart license plate at no cost.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2011-2012 - S.2901/A.324
2009-2010 -S.1503/A.670
2007-2008 - S.7999/A.515
2005-2006 - A.4764
2003-2004 -A.8195

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

Minimal

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4451--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DeFRANCISCO, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta-
  tion -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the elimi-
  nation of any fees associated with the distinctive license plates  for
  purple heart recipients

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 404-e of the vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 486 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read
as follows:
  3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
in the same manner as other number plates upon payment  of  the  regular
registration fee prescribed by section four hundred one of this article,
provided,  however,  that  no  service  charge shall be charged for such
plate. FURTHERMORE, UPON THE ISSUANCE OF A DISTINCTIVE PLATE PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION, SUCH PURPLE HEART  RECIPIENT  SHALL  BE  EXEMPT  FROM  THE
PAYMENT  OF  ANY  FEES  RELATING TO THE RENEWAL THEREOF AS PRESCRIBED BY
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03757-02-3

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