assembly Bill A2539

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides that family members of paid professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty may obtain a "Survivor of the Bravest" license plate

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
Jan 20, 2009 referred to transportation

A2539 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S499
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A350, S7056
2013-2014: A562, S1960
2015-2016: S690
2017-2018: S226
2019-2020: S4976
2021-2022: S3873

A2539 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that family members of paid professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty may obtain a "Survivor of the Bravest" license plate; provides for the annual service charge collected to be deposited into the department of motor vehicles distinctive license plate development fund.

A2539 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2539

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CUSICK,  ABBATE, BENEDETTO, BRODSKY, COLTON,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, SCHIMMINGER, MILLMAN -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.
  BOYLAND,  COOK, DIAZ, FARRELL, GUNTHER, KOON, LAVINE, MAYERSOHN, REIL-
  LY, SWEENEY -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Transporta-
  tion

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing
  the issuance of distinctive license plates for family members of  paid
  professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty

  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 LICENSE PLATES FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF PAID PROFES-
SIONAL  FIREFIGHTERS  WHO  DIED IN THE LINE-OF-DUTY.  1. FOR PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, "FAMILY MEMBERS OF A  PAID  PROFESSIONAL  FIREFIGHTER  WHO
DIED IN THE LINE-OF-DUTY" SHALL MEAN A SPOUSE, REGISTERED DOMESTIC PART-
NER,  PARENT,  SIBLING  OR  CHILD OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER WHO
DIED IN THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT OR PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES  AS
A FIREFIGHTER.
  2.  ANY  FAMILY  MEMBER OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER WHO DIED IN
THE LINE-OF-DUTY AND WHO RESIDES IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON  REQUEST,  BE
ISSUED  A  DISTINCTIVE  LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "SURVIVOR OF THE
BRAVEST" OF A DESIGN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER.  APPLICATION FOR SUCH
LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE  COMMISSIONER  IN  SUCH  FORM  AND
DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE AND SHALL BE VERIFIED ANNUAL-
LY BY THE APPLICANT.
  3.  A DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY  TO  THE  COMMISSIONER,
THAT THE APPLICANT IS A FAMILY MEMBER OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER
WHO DIED IN THE LINE-OF-DUTY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01417-01-9