senate Bill S3580

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the issuance of special number plates for distinctive veteran plates

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Feb 25, 2011 referred to transportation

S3580 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง404, V & T L

S3580 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the issuance of special number plates for distinctive veterans plates.

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BILL NUMBER:S3580

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the issuance of
special number plates for distinctive veterans plates

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
This legislation seeks to allow veterans who have distinctive veterans
plates to be able to have custom vanity plates.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1: Amends subdivision 1-a of section 404 of the vehicle
and traffic law, as added by chapter 415 of the laws of 2001, to
allow for special number plates to be issued to veterans who have
distinctive veterans plates. This section also removes the current
fee of ten (10) dollars for issuance of said plates to veterans.

Section 2: Effective Date

JUSTIFICATION:
So called 'vanity' plates allow for personalization. Plates for
disabled Veterans should also have this option.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
Undetermined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  3580

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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 the issuance
  of special number plates for distinctive veterans plates

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1-a of section 404 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as added by chapter 415 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read  as
follows:
  1-a.  The  commissioner  may issue special number plates to applicants
who are [members of veterans organizations] VETERANS in the same  manner
as other number plates are issued pursuant to this article. Such special
number  plates  shall  be  issued  only  upon [(a) payment of a one-time
service charge of ten dollars in addition to  the  regular  registration
fee  prescribed  by  section  four hundred one of this article, and (b)]
submission of proof, satisfactory to the commissioner, that  the  appli-
cant  is [presently a member of the veterans organization for which such
plate is requested.  Such membership shall be verified annually  by  the
applicant]  A  VETERAN.  Application  for  such  plates shall be made in
accordance with regulations promulgated by the commissioner with respect
to the issuance  of  such  plates.    Provided,  however,  that  nothing
contained  herein shall be deemed to supersede the provisions of section
four hundred four-d, four hundred  four-e,  four  hundred  four-h,  four
hundred four-i, four hundred four-j, four hundred four-k or four hundred
four-p 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.
                                                           LBD08341-02-1

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