senate Bill S475

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 05, 2011 referred to transportation

S475 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6928
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2399

S475 - Summary

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

S475 - Sponsor Memo

S475 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   475

                       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 Afghanistan 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 AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT VETERANS. 1.  ANY
AFGHANISTAN  CONFLICT  VETERAN  OR THE SPOUSE OF ANY SUCH VETERAN SHALL,
UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE  WORDS  "AFGHANISTAN
CONFLICT  VETERAN". IF A DISTINCTIVE PLATE IS ISSUED TO A VETERAN PURSU-
ANT 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 AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT
VETERAN.
  3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,  "AFGHANISTAN  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
AFGHANISTAN  COMMENCING ON THE SEVENTH DAY OF OCTOBER, TWO THOUSAND ONE,
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 SERVICE CHARGE SHALL BE

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

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