senate Bill S2901

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the elimination of any fees associated with the distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jun 02, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Feb 03, 2011 referred to transportation

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Jun 2, 2011 - Transportation committee Vote

S2901
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committee
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
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S2901 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A324
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง404-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1503, A670

S2901 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the elimination of any fees associated with the distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients; exempts purple heart recipients from all fees associated with the distinctive license plate issued to them in recognition of their purple heart award.

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BILL NUMBER:S2901

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the elimination of
any fees associated with the distinctive license plates for purple heart
recipients

PURPOSE:
To eliminate any fees associated with first-time and renewal issuances
of Purple Heart license plates.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 - Amends subdivision 3 of section 404-e of the Vehicle and
Traffic Law to eliminate fees associated with the Purple Heart license
plate.

Section 2- Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Recipients of the Purple Heart have put their lives on the line for the
United States of America and have shed blood in the defense of this
nation. Each and every Purple Heart recipient is an American hero and
deserves the respect of all Americans.

This legislation seeks to eliminate the fees associated with the Purple
Heart distinctive license plate. Purple Heart recipients are eligible to
receive this license plate. Because the sacrifices made by Purple Heart
recipients, it is only appropriate that they receive their Purple Heart
license plate for no cost.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2009-2010 -- S.1503/A.670
2007-2008 -- S.7999/A.515
2005-2006 -- A.4764
2003-2004 -- A.8195

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
Undetermined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

                                  2901

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DeFRANCISCO,  BONACIC,  GRIFFO,  JOHNSON, LARKIN,
  MAZIARZ, NOZZOLIO, RANZENHOFER,  SEWARD  --  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, in relation to  the  elimi-
  nation  of any fees associated with the distinctive license plates for
  purple heart recipients

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 3 of section 404-e of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 486 of the laws of 1996, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  3. 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  arti-
cle],  provided,  however,  that  no  REGISTRATION FEE OR service charge
shall be charged for such plate. FURTHERMORE, UPON  THE  ISSUANCE  OF  A
DISTINCTIVE  PLATE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, SUCH PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT
SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM THE PAYMENT OF ANY FEES RELATING TO  THE  REGISTRA-
TION  OR  RENEWAL  THEREOF  AS PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF
THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00778-01-1

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