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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
|Jan 24, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S2523
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2523 - Details
S2523 - Summary
Establishes a distinctive "Pink Ribbon" license plate for which there is an additional annual service charge of $25; establishes the "breast cancer education and support fund"; provides for disbursement of monies in such fund for community-based breast cancer education and support programs.
S2523 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2523 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing distinctive "Pink Ribbon" plates; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the "breast cancer education and support fund" PURPOSE: This bill would establish a distinctive "Pink Ribbon" license plate and provide for the use of the service charge for breast cancer education and support. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill adds a new section 404-x to the vehicle and traffic law that would authorize the creation of distinctive "Pink Ribbon" license plates. It would require an additional annual service charge of twenty-five dollars per each set of plates issued. The initial service charges collected by the department of motor vehicles in excess of six thousand dollars would be paid to the breast cancer education and support fund established in new section 95-h of the state finance law. JUSTIFICATION: Breast cancer is the most common cancer-other than skin cancer-for women in the U.S., and it is second only to lung cancer as the most
S2523 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2523 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 24, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. JOHNSON, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- 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 establishing distinctive "Pink Ribbon" plates; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the "breast cancer education and support fund" 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 "PINK RIBBON" LICENSE PLATES. 1. ANY PERSON RESIDING IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A DISTINCTIVE "PINK RIBBON" LICENSE PLATE OF A DESIGN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER. APPLICATION FOR SAID LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE. 2. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON THE PAYMENT OF THE REGU- LAR REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AN ADDITIONAL ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGE OF TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE. SUCH ADDITIONAL SERVICE CHARGE SHALL BE DEPOSITED PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-OO OF THIS ARTICLE TO THE CREDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHI- CLES DISTINCTIVE PLATE DEVELOPMENT FUND, ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY- FIVE-G OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW, AND SHALL BE USED FOR THE PRODUCTION, DESIGN, ADVERTISING AND MARKETING OF DISTINCTIVE NUMBER PLATES; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ADDITIONAL ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGES COLLECTED IN EXCESS OF SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS SHALL BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE BREAST CANCER EDUCATION AND SUPPORT FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-FIVE-H OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02368-01-1
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