senate Bill S521

Exempts veterans of World War II from any additional fees when they order license plates stating "World War II Veteran"

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 09 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Summary

Exempts veterans of World War II from any additional fees when they order license plates stating "World War II Veteran".

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Bill Details

Versions:
S521
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Motor Vehicles, Commissioner of
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S1705
2009-2010: S139

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S521

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to exempt veterans of World War II from any additional fees when they
order license plates stating "World War II Veteran"

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To allow World War II Veterans an
exemption from any additional costs for vanity plates.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1. The department of motor
vehicles shall establish that there shall be no charge for the
issuance or renewal of a license plate stating "World War II
Veteran", upon payment of the regular registration fee prescribed by
section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law, when such plate is being
issued upon proof, satisfactory to the commissioner of motor
vehicles, that the applicant is a veteran of World War II.

JUSTIFICATION:
This act will provide that all New York State
residents who are veterans of World War II shall be exempt from the
additional or "vanity plate" charge for World War II New York State
license plates in recognition of their invaluable service to our
country and invaluable sacrifice to preserve the freedoms we enjoy
today.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
S. 7530 of 2008
04/10/08 Referred to Veterans, Homeland Security & Military Affairs
S.1705 of 2011
01/11/11 Referred to Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs
06/02/11 Reported and Committed to Finance
01/04/12 Referred to Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the one hundred
twentieth day after it shall have become a law; provided that any
rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this
act on its effective date are authorized and directed to be
promulgated on or before such effective date.

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

                                   521

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to exempt veterans of World War II from any additional fees  when
  they order license plates stating "World War II Veteran"

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

  Section 1. The department of motor vehicles shall establish that there
shall be no charge for the issuance or renewal of a license plate  stat-
ing "World War II Veteran", upon payment of the regular registration fee
prescribed  by  section  401  of  the vehicle and traffic law, when such
plate is being issued upon proof, satisfactory to  the  commissioner  of
motor vehicles, that the applicant is a veteran of World War II.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly,  the  addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rules and regulations
necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
authorized  and  directed  to  be  made  and completed on or before such
effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02204-01-3

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