senate Bill S2452

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive license plates to severely disabled volunteer firefighters

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 21, 2011 referred to transportation

S2452 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2819
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §404-a, add §404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S543, A4569

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

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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