senate Bill S527

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the issuance of distinctive license plates for African-American veterans

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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S527 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S688
2009-2010: S4072

S527 - Summary

Provides for the issuance of distinctive license plates for African-American veterans; provides that such distinctive license plates shall bear the words "African-American Veteran"; provides for a one-time service charge of $10 for each such plate.

S527 - Sponsor Memo

S527 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   527

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- 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  issuing
  distinctive license plates for African-American veterans

  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 AFRICAN-AMERICAN VETERANS. 1.  ANY
AFRICAN-AMERICAN WHO IS A VETERAN, AS DEFINED IN SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED
FIFTY  OF  THE  EXECUTIVE LAW, AND WHO RESIDES IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON
REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE  WORDS  "AFRICAN-AMERICAN
VETERAN".    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 HEREIN SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF,
SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT IS A VETERAN.
  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.  SUCH 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  DISTINC-
TIVE  PLATE DEVELOPMENT FUND ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G OF THE
STATE FINANCE LAW, AND SHALL BE USED FOR THE PRODUCTION, DESIGN,  ADVER-
TISING  AND  MARKETING  OF  DISTINCTIVE  LICENSE PLATES PURSUANT TO SUCH
SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

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

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