S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
February 3, 2014
Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 the issuance
of distinctive plates for members of Kiwanis International
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 KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL.
1. ANY MEMBER OF KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL RESIDING IN THIS STATE SHALL,
UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "KIWANIS
INTERNATIONAL". APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH
THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
2. THE DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE
ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT
IS A MEMBER OF KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL.
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 AN ADDITIONAL ONE-TIME SERVICE CHARGE OF TEN
DOLLARS SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ONE
YEAR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF
FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR SO MUCH THEREOF AS MAY BE AVAILABLE, SHALL BE
ALLOCATED FROM SUCH FUNDS 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.