senate Bill S7362

Changes the "Life Pass It On" license plate to the "Donate Life New York State" and "Be an Organ & Tissue Donor"

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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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  • 14 / May / 2014
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 17 / Jun / 2014
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 17 / Jun / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1449
  • 17 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 17 / Jun / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 17 / Jun / 2014
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

Summary

Changes the "Life Pass It On" license plate to the "Donate Life New York State" and "Be an Organ & Tissue Donor".

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9956
Versions:
S7362
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง404-u, V & T L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7362

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation
to the distinctive gift of life license plates

PURPOSE:

To update the language on the distinctive donate life license plates.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1. Amends subdivision 1 of section 404-u of the vehicle and
traffic law to change the words on the distinctive gift of life license
plates from "Life Pass It On" to "Donate Life New York State" and "Be an
Organ & Tissue Donor."

Section 2. Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

New York State currently ranks 50th in donor designation share in the
nation, with only 20% of its population enrolled in the NYS donate Life
Registry, while it has the third highest need for transplantable organs.
In New York State, one New Yorker dies every 13 hours while waiting for
a transplant.

The changes to the gift of life license plate will help promote aware-
ness of the importance of organ donation, and encourage more New Yorkers
to enroll in the Donate Life Registry. It will also allow recipients and
the families and friends of donors to show their support of those who
choose to make the gift of life.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  7362

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 distinc-
  tive gift of life license plates

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 404-u of the vehicle and traffic
law, as added by chapter 415 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read  as
follows:
  1.  Any  person  residing in this state shall upon request be issued a
distinctive license plate bearing the words ["Life Pass It On"]  "DONATE
LIFE  NEW  YORK STATE" AND "BE AN ORGAN & TISSUE DONOR". Application for
said license plates shall be filed with the commissioner  in  such  form
and detail as the commissioner shall prescribe.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15156-01-4

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