Senate Bill S499

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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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2009-S499 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2539
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S499, A2539

2009-S499 (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.

2009-S499 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2009-S499 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   499

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  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.
  4. 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,

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

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