senate Bill S4062

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates a distinctive license plate for members of the United States army 10th mountain division

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Jun 10, 2014 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.657
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Mar 06, 2013 referred to transportation

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S4062 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5233

S4062 - Bill Texts

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Creates a distinctive license plate for members of the United States army 10th mountain division.

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BILL NUMBER:S4062

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in
relation to creating a distinctive license plate for members of the
United States army 10th mountain division

PURPOSE: To provide distinctive license plates bearing the words "New
York salutes the 10th Mountain Division" to residents in New York
State.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1. adds new section 404-x. to the vehicle and traffic law to
provide distinctive license plates for members of the United States
Army 10th Mountain Division. Any member of the United States Army 10th
Mountain Division residing in this state will be able to upon request,
be issued a license plate bearing the 10th Mountain Division insignia
and the words "United States Army 10th Mountain Division".
Applications for these distinctive plates are to be filed with the
commissioner. No license plates are to be issued to an applicant
without verification that the applicant is a member of the 10th
Mountain Division of the United States Army. The distinctive plates
issued are to be administered in the same manner as other number
plates upon payment of the regular registration fee with an additional
one time service fee of $20. This annual service fee will be deposited
into the department of motor vehicles distinctive plate development
fund and be used for production, design, advertising and marketing of
distinctive license plates.

Section 2. provides that this act shall take effect immediately.

JUSTIFICATION: From their beginning on the battlefield in 1945 to the
present, the 10th Mountain Division has maintained its status as one
of the most unique combat forces in American military history. In
1985, the Division was reactivated as the 10th Mountain Division
(Light Infantry) at Fort Drum, New York in Jefferson County. All
soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division must be prepared to deploy
anywhere in the world. Whether their missions were in support of
Operation Desert Shield/Storm; the humanitarian Operation Restore Hope
in Somalia, East Africa; assisting in hurricane and ice storm relief
efforts here at home; or the most recent deployments to Afghanistan
and Iraq, to name a few, the Division has always shown their technical
and tactical proficiency in accomplishing their mission.

This legislation will recognize the 10th Mountain Division and their
unique training in mountain and winter warfare, which has brought them
great success and has helped advance world peace. Furthermore, this
legislation will honor our veterans from the United States Army 10th
Mountain Division by providing members with distinctive license
'plates in recognition of their service to our great nation.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4062

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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  license  plate for members of the United States army 10th
  mountain division

  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 ARMY 10TH
MOUNTAIN DIVISION. 1. ANY MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY 10TH MOUNTAIN
DIVISION RESIDING IN THIS  STATE,  SHALL,  UPON  REQUEST,  BE  ISSUED  A
LICENSE  PLATE BEARING THE 10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION INSIGNIA AND THE WORDS
"UNITED STATES  ARMY  10TH  MOUNTAIN  DIVISION".  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  ANNU-
ALLY  BY THE APPLICANT. NO LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE ISSUED TO AN APPLICANT
WITHOUT VERIFICATION THAT SUCH APPLICANT IS A MEMBER OF THE  10TH  MOUN-
TAIN DIVISION OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
  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.
                                                           LBD09079-01-3

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