senate Bill S2649

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a distinctive "New York recycles" license plate, with the proceeds therefrom deposited into the solid waste account of the environmental protection fund

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 27, 2011 referred to transportation

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S2649 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7619
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-x, V & T L; amd §92-s, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S852

S2649 - Summary

Establishes a distinctive "New York recycles" license plate, with the proceeds from the additional $25 annual service charge therefor to be deposited into the solid waste account of the environmental protection fund for municipal waste reduction or recycling projects.

S2649 - Sponsor Memo

S2649 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2649

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRISANTI,  MARCELLINO  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the state finance law,
  in relation to establishing a distinctive "New York recycles"  license
  plate

  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 "NEW YORK RECYCLES" LICENSE PLATES. 1. ANY PERSON
RESIDING IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A DISTINCTIVE "NEW
YORK  RECYCLES"  LICENSE PLATE OF A DESIGN DEVELOPED AND APPROVED BY THE
COMMISSIONER, IN COOPERATION WITH THE NEW  YORK  STATE  ASSOCIATION  FOR
REDUCTION,  REUSE  AND  RECYCLING. APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE SHALL BE
FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL PRESCRIBE.
  2.  A DISTINCTIVE "NEW YORK RECYCLES" LICENSE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER  NUMBER  PLATES
UPON  THE  PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR 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. EACH TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS RECEIVED AS  AN  ANNUAL  SERVICE  CHARGE
UNDER  THIS  SECTION SHALL BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE SOLID WASTE
ACCOUNT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION  FUND  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  NINETY-TWO-S  OF  THE  STATE  FINANCE LAW AND SHALL BE USED FOR
MUNICIPAL WASTE REDUCTION OR RECYCLING PROJECTS, PURSUANT TO TITLE SEVEN
OF ARTICLE FIFTY-FOUR OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION  LAW.  PROVIDED,
HOWEVER,  THAT  ONE YEAR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, FUNDS
IN THE AMOUNT OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR SO MUCH  THEREOF  AS  MAY  BE
AVAILABLE, SHALL BE ALLOCATED FROM SUCH FUND TO THE DEPARTMENT TO OFFSET

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06595-01-1

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