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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
|Jan 21, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S2452
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S2452 - Details
S2452 - Summary
Authorizes the issuance of distinctive license plates to severely disabled volunteer firefighters; provides for an annual service charge of fifteen dollars to be charged for such plates.
S2452 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2452 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing the issuance of distinctive license plates to severely disabled volunteer firefighters PURPOSE: By permitting the issuance of special license plates for severely disabled firefighters, this bill raises acknowledgment and awareness of those who risk their lives to defend their communities. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Subdivision 2 of section 404-a of the Vehicle and Traffic law is amended. 2. Registration of vehicles owned by severely disabled persons. The commissioner shall not issue plates disabled person plates to any person to whom the commissioner has issued distinctive severely disabled volunteer firefighter plates pursuant to paragraph (b) of subdivision one of section four hundred four-x of this title, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2006. Section 2: Amends the Vehicle and Traffic law by adding a new section 404-x to read as follows: Distinctive plates for severely disabled firefighters - 1. (a) Any severely disabled volunteer firefighter
S2452 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2452 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 21, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ALESI -- 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 to severely disabled volun- teer firefighters THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 404-a of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 191 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows: 2. Registration of vehicles owned by severely disabled persons. The commissioner shall assign to such motor vehicles, including any van or pick-up truck used for transporting persons with disabilities which is not used for commercial purposes, owned by such persons, a distinctive number and issue and deliver in such manner as the commissioner may select to the owner a certification of registration, in such form as the commissioner shall prescribe and two number plates, called disabled person plates. Said disabled person plates shall conform to the require- ments of section four hundred one of this chapter, but shall bear distinctive marks to distinguish them from number plates to be issued to other persons, qualifying under this chapter. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NO SUCH PLATES SHALL BE ISSUED TO ANY PERSON TO WHOM THE COMMISSIONER HAS ISSUED DISTINCTIVE SEVERELY DISABLED VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER PLATES PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-X OF THIS ARTICLE. The commissioner, in his OR HER discretion, may issue, for any registration year, only one plate as a set for a motor vehicle, in which event a set of disabled person plates for a motor vehicle shall consist of one plate. Where a severely disabled person owns more than one vehicle and such vehicle or vehicles is or are used by severely disabled members of the owner's family who reside with the owner, the commissioner shall issue one set of plates for each addi- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05368-01-1
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