senate Bill S2296

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Eliminates the registration fee for gold star mother and gold star family member distinctive license plates

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 15, 2013 referred to transportation

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S2296 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A390
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง404-i, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3955, A1397
2009-2010: A10802A

S2296 - Summary

Provides for distinctive license plates for gold star family members; eliminates the registration fee for gold star mother and gold star family member distinctive license plates.

S2296 - Sponsor Memo

S2296 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2296

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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 gold star family members and eliminat-
  ing the registration fee for gold star mother  and  gold  star  family
  member distinctive license plates

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 404-i of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by
chapter 277 of the laws of 1991 and renumbered by  chapter  108  of  the
laws  of  1994,  subdivision  1 as amended by chapter 732 of the laws of
2004 and subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 486 of the laws of 1996, is
amended to read as follows:
  S 404-i. Distinctive plates for gold star mothers AND GOLD STAR  FAMI-
LIES.    1.  Any gold star mother or the spouse of a gold star mother OR
ANY GOLD STAR FATHER OR THE SPOUSE OF A GOLD STAR FATHER, OR  THE  WIDOW
OR  WIDOWER OF A FALLEN SERVICE MEMBER, OR ANY CHILD, STEP-CHILD, BROTH-
ER, SISTER,  STEP-BROTHER,  STEP-SISTER,  OR  GRANDPARENT  OF  A  FALLEN
SERVICE  MEMBER  residing in this state shall, upon request, be issued a
license plate bearing the words "gold star mother" OR "GOLD  STAR  FAMI-
LY",  RESPECTIVELY.    If  a  distinctive plate is issued to a gold star
mother OR GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMBER pursuant to this  section,  additional
distinctive  plates  may  be  issued for every vehicle registered in the
name of the gold star mother recipient residing in  this  state  or  the
spouse of such gold star mother, OR THE GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMBER.  Appli-
cation  for  said  license plate shall be filed with the commissioner in
such form and detail as the commissioner shall prescribe.
  2. The distinctive plate authorized herein shall be issued upon proof,
satisfactory to the commissioner, that the applicant or  the  spouse  of
the  applicant  is  a gold star mother OR THE APPLICANT IS ANY GOLD STAR
FATHER OR THE SPOUSE OF A GOLD STAR FATHER, OR THE WIDOW OR WIDOWER OF A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00163-01-3

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