senate Bill S4414

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive license plates for family members of service members who died in the line of duty

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

S4414 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3809

S4414 - Summary

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive license plates for family members of service members who died in the line of duty.

S4414 - Sponsor Memo

S4414 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4414

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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  authorizing
  the  issuance  of  distinctive  license  plates  for family members of
  service members who died in the line of duty

  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 LICENSE PLATES  FOR  FAMILY  MEMBERS  OF  SERVICE
MEMBERS  WHO  DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
"FAMILY MEMBERS OF A FALLEN SERVICE MEMBER WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY"
SHALL MEAN A SPOUSE, PARENT, SIBLING OR CHILD OF A FALLEN SERVICE MEMBER
WHO DIED IN THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT OR PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES
AS A MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED SERVICES.
  2. ANY FAMILY MEMBER OF A SERVICE MEMBER WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF  DUTY
AND  WHO RESIDES IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A DISTINC-
TIVE LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "FAMILY OF A FALLEN SAILOR", "FAMI-
LY OF A FALLEN MARINE", "FAMILY OF A FALLEN SOLDIER"  OR  "FAMILY  OF  A
FALLEN AIRMAN" OR "FAMILY OF A FALLEN GUARDSMAN" OF A DESIGN APPROVED BY
THE COMMISSIONER. APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH
THE  COMMISSIONER  IN  SUCH  FORM  AND  DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
PRESCRIBE AND SHALL BE VERIFIED ANNUALLY BY THE APPLICANT.
  3. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF  THIS
SECTION  SHALL  BE  ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER,
THAT THE APPLICANT IS A FAMILY MEMBER OF A SERVICE MEMBER  WHO  DIED  IN
THE LINE OF DUTY.
  4. 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 ARTICLE,
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  AN  ADDITIONAL  ANNUAL  SERVICE   CHARGE   OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10601-01-1

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