senate Bill S5329

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that combat medics may obtain distinctive license plates

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
May 06, 2011 referred to transportation

S5329 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6715
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6979, A9228

S5329 - Summary

Provides that combat medics may obtain distinctive license plates.

S5329 - Sponsor Memo

S5329 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5329

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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  providing
  distinctive license plates for combat medics

  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 COMBAT MEDICS.  1. ANY COMBAT MEDIC
RESIDING IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED  A  LICENSE  PLATE
BEARING  THE  WORDS  "COMBAT  MEDIC". APPLICATION FOR SAID LICENSE PLATE
SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH  FORM  AND  DETAIL  AS  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PRESCRIBE.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF THIS SECTION, "COMBAT
MEDIC" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO SERVED OR IS SERVING IN THE ARMED  FORCES
OF  THE  UNITED  STATES, WHO WAS AWARDED THE COMBAT MEDICAL BADGE AND IF
DISCHARGED WAS DISCHARGED THEREFROM UNDER OTHER THAN DISHONORABLE CONDI-
TIONS.
  2. THE DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED BY THIS SECTION  SHALL  BE  ISSUED
UPON  PROOF,  SATISFACTORY  TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT IS A
WAR ON TERROR VETERAN.
  3. 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.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09838-01-1

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