senate Bill S6873

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing the creation and issuance of a distinctive 4-H member license plate

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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.661
Mar 24, 2014 referred to transportation

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S6873 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-x, V & T L; add §96, St Fin L

S6873 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes the creation and issuance of a distinctive 4-H member license plate and sets up a 4-H foundation fund for excess monies to be deposited.

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BILL NUMBER:S6873

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law in
relation to creating the "4-H member" distinctive license plate; and
to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the 4-H
foundation fund

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this bill is to provide any person residing in this
state, upon request, a distinctive "4-H member" license plate.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 404-x. Section 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a
new section 96, the 4-H Foundation Fund.

JUSTIFICATION:

Distinctive plates will help expand the public's awareness of the 4-H
program in New York State.

The 4-H's program stand for Head, Hands, Heart, and Health which are
the core values the members instill through learning and development
programs. The 4-H foundation is the country's biggest adolescent and
adult organization, with over 7 million members coming from a variety
of backgrounds such as urban, rural, and suburban communities. The
design of 4-H is for youth to learn through hands-on application.
Thus promoting qualities such as leadership, teamwork, innovation,
creativity, and to be independent thinkers, teaching them to be
tomorrow's leaders through after-school and in-school clubs. The 4-H
program offers over 1,000 projects on a variety of subjects from
aerospace, global navigation, cell analysis, photography, public
communications, food security, and volunteer service. Through
adolescents participating in the 4-H program youth are more likely to
make good life decisions, succeed academically, and give back to their
communities promoting the 4-H values.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it
shall have become law.

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

                                  6873

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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  the
  "4-H member" distinctive license plate; and to amend the state finance
  law, in relation to establishing the 4-H foundation fund

  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 4-H MEMBER LICENSE PLATES. 1. ANY PERSON RESIDING
IN  THIS STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A DISTINCTIVE "4-H MEMBER"
LICENSE PLATE.  APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE  FILED  WITH
THE  COMMISSIONER  IN  SUCH  FORM  AND  DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
PRESCRIBE.
  2. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON THE PAYMENT OF THE  REGU-
LAR  REGISTRATION  FEE  PRESCRIBED  BY  SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS
ARTICLE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AN ADDITIONAL ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGE  OF
TWENTY-FIVE  DOLLARS  SHALL  BE  CHARGED  FOR  SUCH  PLATES. 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
NINETY-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; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT
ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGES COLLECTED IN EXCESS OF SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS SHALL
BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE NEW YORK 4-H FOUNDATION AND  SHALL  BE
USED  FOR FURTHERANCE OF THE 4-H PROGRAM, PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-SIX
OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new  section  96  to
read as follows:
  S  96. THE 4-H FOUNDATION FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED, IN THE
JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND THE  COMP-
TROLLER, A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE 4-H FOUNDATION FUND.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14443-01-4

S. 6873                             2

  2.  SUCH  FUND  SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-X OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW
AND ALL OTHER MONEYS APPROPRIATED, CREDITED, OR TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM
ANY OTHER FUND OR SOURCE PURSUANT TO LAW.   NOTHING  CONTAINED  IN  THIS
SECTION  SHALL  PREVENT  THE  STATE  FROM  RECEIVING  GRANTS,  GIFTS, OR
BEQUESTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE FUND, AS DEFINED IN THIS  SECTION,  AND
DEPOSITING THEM INTO THE FUND ACCORDING TO LAW.
  3.  MONIES  OF  THE  FUND  SHALL  BE EXPENDED ONLY FOR THE BENEFIT AND
PROGRAMS OF THE 4-H FOUNDATION.
  4. MONIES SHALL BE PAYABLE FROM THE FUND ON THE AUDIT AND  WARRANT  OF
THE  COMPTROLLER  ON VOUCHERS APPROVED AND CERTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER
OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS.
  5. TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE, THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS
SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL MONIES RECEIVED DURING A FISCAL YEAR ARE  EXPENDED
PRIOR TO THE END OF THAT FISCAL YEAR.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

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