|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 02, 2014||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|May 19, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 14, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 13, 2014||1st report cal.658|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Mar 14, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S4198
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4198 - Details
S4198 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4198 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing distinctive license plates for recipients of the Bronze or Silver star PURPOSE: To provide distinctive license plates which recognize veterans who have earned the Bronze Star or the Silver Star. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 404-bb to the Vehicle and Traffic Law to provide distinctive license plates which read "Bronze Star Recipient" or "Silver Star Recipient." The distinctive plate is to be issued upon proof, authorized by the Commissioner, which will assure that the applicant is a Bronze or Silver Star recipient. The distinctive plate is to be issued in the same manner as other number plates upon payment of a regular registration fee, with an additional one time service charge of $10 to be charged for such plates. One year after the effective date, funds in the amount of $5,000, or so much as may be available, will be allocated to the department to offset the costs associated with the production of the license plates. Section 2 provides the effective date on the 120th day after becoming law.
S4198 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4198 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 14, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, LIBOUS, MARCHIONE, NOZZOLIO, RANZENHOFER, SEWARD, ZELDIN -- 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 authorizing distinctive license plates for recipients of the Bronze or Silver star 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-bb to read as follows: S 404-BB. DISTINCTIVE PLATES FOR BRONZE OR SILVER STAR RECIPIENTS. 1. ANY RECIPIENT OF A BRONZE STAR OR A SILVER STAR RESIDING IN THIS STATE OR THE SPOUSE OF ANY SUCH RECIPIENT SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "BRONZE STAR RECIPIENT" OR "SILVER STAR RECIPIENT". IF A DISTINCTIVE PLATE IS ISSUED TO A BRONZE OR SILVER STAR RECIPIENT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, SUCH A DISTINCTIVE PLATE SHALL NOT BE ISSUED TO THE SPOUSE OF SUCH RECIPIENT. APPLICATION 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 IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT OR THE SPOUSE OF THE APPLICANT IS A BRONZE OR SILVER STAR RECIPIENT. 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. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ONE YEAR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR SO MUCH THEREOF AS MAY BE AVAILABLE, SHALL BE ALLOCATED TO THE DEPARTMENT TO OFFSET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRODUCTION OF SUCH LICENSE PLATES. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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