senate Bill S969A

Waives the $38.75 fee for any kind of veterans custom plate; does not apply to plates with vanity lettering

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  • 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 TRANSPORTATION
  • 24 / May / 2013
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO TRANSPORTATION
  • 24 / May / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 969A
  • 30 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

Summary

Waives the $38.75 fee for any kind of veterans custom plate; does not apply to plates with vanity lettering.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S969
S969A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: A2644
2009-2010: A4000
2007-2008: A7627

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BILL NUMBER:S969A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to custom plates for
veterans

PURPOSE:
This legislation waives the $38.75 fee for any kind of veterans custom
plate, excluding plates with vanity lettering.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends the vehicle and traffic law by adding new section
404-x, which states that the fee for custom veterans license plates
without vanity lettering will be waivered for veterans. The waiver
will not apply to custom veterans license plates with vanity lettering.

Section 2 effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Veterans have served this country in such a heroic manner that can
never be repaid. They risked their lives for the sake of their
country, and they deserve whatever benefits we can offer them.
Veterans deserve the right to commemorable license plates free of
charge.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2007: S. 3104- Passed Senate, A. 7627- Died in Assembly

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the first of May next succeeding the
date on which it shall have become a law.

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

                                 969--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and  traffic  law,  in  relation  to  custom
  plates for veterans

  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.  CUSTOM PLATES FOR VETERANS, WAIVER OF FEE.  NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE THIRTY-EIGHT DOLLAR  AND
SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS FEE FOR CUSTOM PLATES IS HEREBY WAIVED IN THE CASE OF
AN APPLICATION THEREFOR BY ANY VETERAN OF SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF
THE  UNITED  STATES.  THIS WAIVER APPLIES ONLY TO THE FEE FOR THE CUSTOM
PLATE AND DOES NOT APPLY TO THE VETERAN CUSTOM PLATE WITH VANITY LETTER-
ING.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of  May  next  succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05436-02-3

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