senate Bill S462

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes distinctive license plates for veterans who served in the Iraq conflict

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
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S462 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6927
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2396

S462 - Summary

Authorizes distinctive license plates for veterans who served in the Iraq conflict or the spouse of any such veteran; defines Iraq Conflict veteran; provides that an additional one time service charge of ten dollars shall be charged for such plate.

S462 - Sponsor Memo

S462 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   462

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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 distinctive plates for veterans of the Iraq conflict

  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 PLATES FOR VETERANS OF THE IRAQ CONFLICT.  1. ANY
IRAQ CONFLICT VETERAN OR THE SPOUSE OF  ANY  SUCH  VETERAN  SHALL,  UPON
REQUEST,  BE  ISSUED  A  LICENSE  PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "IRAQ CONFLICT
VETERAN". IF A DISTINCTIVE PLATE IS ISSUED TO A VETERAN PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION, SUCH A DISTINCTIVE PLATE SHALL NOT BE ISSUED TO THE  SPOUSE  OF
SUCH VETERAN. APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE
COMMISSIONER   IN  SUCH  FORM  AND  DETAIL  AS  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL
PRESCRIBE.
  2. THE DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION
SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER,  THAT  THE
APPLICANT OR THE SPOUSE OF THE APPLICANT IS AN IRAQ CONFLICT VETERAN.
  3.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF THIS SECTION, "IRAQ CONFLICT VETERAN" SHALL
MEAN A PERSON WHO IS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, WHO SERVED IN  THE  ARMED
FORCES  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES IN THE HOSTILITIES THAT OCCURRED IN IRAQ
COMMENCING ON THE NINETEENTH DAY OF MARCH, TWO THOUSAND THREE, AND  WERE
HONORABLY DISCHARGED FROM THE MILITARY.
  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 ONE TIME SERVICE CHARGE OF TEN
DOLLARS SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE.   SUCH  ANNUAL  SERVICE  CHARGE
SHALL  BE  DEPOSITED  PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED

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

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