senate Bill S934

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates a distinctive license plate for members of the United States Power Squadron

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S934 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S594

S934 - Bill Texts

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Creates a distinctive license plate for members of the United States Power Squadrons, a non-profit organization which promotes boater safety and education.

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BILL NUMBER:S934

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to creating a
distinctive plate for members of the United States power squadrons

PURPOSE:
This bill would create a distinctive license plate for members of the
United States Power Squadron.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 404-x to
create a distinctive license plate for members of the United States
Power Squadron.

JUSTIFICATION:
Organized in 1914, USPS is a non-profit educational organization
dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable by teaching classes
in seamanship, navigation and related subjects. Members are boating
families who contribute to their communities by promoting safe boating
through education. They enjoy participating with fellow members on the
water and in the classroom.

USPS has some 60,000 members organized into 450 squadrons across the
country and in some US territories. USPS is America's largest non-profit
boating organization and has been honored by three US presidents for its
civic contributions.

This legislation would create a distinctive license plate for New York
Power Squadron members.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
S.7282-A of 2006: Passed Senate
S.608 of 2007/2008
S.594 of 2009/2010

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                   934

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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  creating  a
  distinctive plate for members of the United States power squadrons

  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 MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES POWER
SQUADRONS. 1. ANY MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES POWER  SQUADRONS  RESIDING
IN  THIS  STATE,  SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING
THE WORDS "UNITED STATES POWER SQUADRONS".  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.  NO LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE ISSUED  TO  AN  APPLICANT  WITHOUT
VERIFICATION  THAT SUCH APPLICANT IS A MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES POWER
SQUADRONS.
  2. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN THE SAME MANNER AS SUCH OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON THE PAYMENT  OF  THE
REGULAR  REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS
ARTICLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AN ADDITIONAL ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGE  OF
TWENTY  DOLLARS  SHALL  BE  CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE.  SUCH ANNUAL SERVICE
CHARGE SHALL BE DEPOSITED PURSUANT TO THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  FOUR
HUNDRED FOUR-OO OF THIS ARTICLE TO THE CREDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR
VEHICLES DISTINCTIVE PLATE DEVELOPMENT FUND ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINE-
TY-FIVE-G OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW AND SHALL BE USED FOR THE PRODUCTION,
DESIGN, ADVERTISING AND MARKETING OF DISTINCTIVE LICENSE PLATES PURSUANT
TO SUCH SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04404-01-1

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