senate Bill S4451A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the elimination of fees and renewal fees associated with the issuance of distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 10, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.830
May 22, 2013 print number 4451a
amend and recommit to transportation
Apr 01, 2013 referred to transportation

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S4451 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1526A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §404-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2901, A324
2009-2010: S1503, A670

S4451 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the elimination of fees and renewal fees associated with the issuance of distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients.

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BILL NUMBER:S4451

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in
relation to the elimination of any fees associated with the
distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients

PURPOSE: To eliminate any fees associated with first-time and renewal
issuances of Purple Heart license plates.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 -- Amends subdivision 3 of section 404-e of the Vehicle and
Traffic Law to eliminate fees associated with the Purple Heart license
plate.

Section 2 -- Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Recipients of the Purple Heart put their lives on the
line for the United States of America and shed blood in the defense of
this nation. Each and every Purple Heart recipient is an American hero
and deserves the respect of all Americans.

This legislation seeks to eliminate the fees associated with the
Purple Heart distinctive license plate. Because of the sacrifices made
by Purple Heart recipients, it is only appropriate that they receive
their Purple Heart license plate at no cost.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-2012 - S.2901/A.324 2009-2010 -
S.1503/A.670 2007-2008 - S.7999/A.515 2005-2006 - A.4764 2003-2004 -
A.8195

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Minimal

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.

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

                                  4451

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- 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  the  elimi-
  nation  of any fees associated with the distinctive license plates for
  purple heart recipients

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 3 of section 404-e of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 486 of the laws of 1996, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  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  arti-
cle],  provided,  however,  that  no  REGISTRATION FEE OR service charge
shall be charged for such plate. FURTHERMORE, UPON  THE  ISSUANCE  OF  A
DISTINCTIVE  PLATE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, SUCH PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT
SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM THE PAYMENT OF ANY FEES RELATING TO  THE  REGISTRA-
TION  OR  RENEWAL  THEREOF  AS PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF
THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03757-01-3

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S4451A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1526A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §404-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2901, A324
2009-2010: S1503, A670

S4451A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Relates to the elimination of fees and renewal fees associated with the issuance of distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients.

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BILL NUMBER:S4451A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in
relation to the elimination of any fees associated with the
distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients

PURPOSE:

To eliminate any fees associated with first-time and renewal issuances
of Purple Heart license plates.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 -- Amends subdivision 3 of section 404-e of the Vehicle and
Traffic Law to eliminate the Purple Heart license plate fee.

Section 2 -- Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

Recipients of the Purple Heart put their lives on the line for the
United States of America and shed blood in the defense of this nation.
Each and every Purple Heart recipient is an American hero and deserves
the respect of all Americans.

This legislation seeks to eliminate the fee associated with the Purple
Heart distinctive license plate. Because of the sacrifices made by
Purple Heart recipients, it is only appropriate that they receive a
Purple Heart license plate at no cost.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2011-2012 - S.2901/A.324
2009-2010 -S.1503/A.670
2007-2008 - S.7999/A.515
2005-2006 - A.4764
2003-2004 -A.8195

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

Minimal

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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

                                 4451--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DeFRANCISCO, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta-
  tion -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the elimi-
  nation of any fees associated with the distinctive license plates  for
  purple heart recipients

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 404-e of the vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 486 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read
as follows:
  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  no  service  charge shall be charged for such
plate. FURTHERMORE, UPON THE ISSUANCE OF A DISTINCTIVE PLATE PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION, SUCH PURPLE HEART  RECIPIENT  SHALL  BE  EXEMPT  FROM  THE
PAYMENT  OF  ANY  FEES  RELATING TO THE RENEWAL THEREOF AS PRESCRIBED BY
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03757-02-3

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