senate Bill S3955

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Eliminates the registration fee for gold star mother and gold star family member distinctive license plates

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Mar 13, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 16, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 15, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 14, 2011 1st report cal.209
Mar 10, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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Mar 13, 2012 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 13, 2012

Mar 14, 2011 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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S3955 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1397
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง404-i, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A10802A

S3955 - Summary

the registration fee for gold star mother and gold star family member distinctive license plates.

S3955 - Sponsor Memo

S3955 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3955

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  providing
  distinctive  license plates for gold star family members and eliminat-
  ing the registration fee for gold star mother  and  gold  star  family
  member distinctive license plates

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

  Section 1. Section 404-i of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by
chapter 277 of the laws of 1991 and renumbered by  chapter  108  of  the
laws  of  1994,  subdivision  1 as amended by chapter 732 of the laws of
2004 and subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 486 of the laws of 1996, is
amended to read as follows:
  S 404-i. Distinctive plates for gold star mothers AND GOLD STAR  FAMI-
LIES.    1.  Any gold star mother or the spouse of a gold star mother OR
ANY GOLD STAR FATHER OR THE SPOUSE OF A GOLD STAR FATHER, OR  THE  WIDOW
OR  WIDOWER OF A FALLEN SERVICE MEMBER, OR ANY CHILD, STEP-CHILD, BROTH-
ER, SISTER,  STEP-BROTHER,  STEP-SISTER,  OR  GRANDPARENT  OF  A  FALLEN
SERVICE  MEMBER  residing in this state shall, upon request, be issued a
license plate bearing the words "gold star mother" OR "GOLD  STAR  FAMI-
LY",  RESPECTIVELY.    If  a  distinctive plate is issued to a gold star
mother OR GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMBER pursuant to this  section,  additional
distinctive  plates  may  be  issued for every vehicle registered in the
name of the gold star mother recipient residing in  this  state  or  the
spouse of such gold star mother, OR THE GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMBER.  Appli-
cation  for  said  license plate shall be filed with the commissioner in
such form and detail as the commissioner shall prescribe.
  2. The distinctive plate authorized herein shall be issued upon proof,
satisfactory to the commissioner, that the applicant or  the  spouse  of
the  applicant  is  a gold star mother OR THE APPLICANT IS ANY GOLD STAR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03376-01-1

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