|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S820
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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S820 - Details
S820 - Summary
Permits registrants of stolen motor vehicles, motorcycles or trailers to credit the unused portion of the requisite registration fee against any subsequent registration fees for other vehicles owned by the registrant.
S820 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S820 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing the proration of registration fees for stolen motor vehicles, motorcycles or trailers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To address an unfair or unequitable credit or registered refund policy concerning vehicle registrations. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The bill provides that an owner of a registered motor vehicle, motorcycle or trailer which is stolen may, upon submission of proof that the vehicle was stolen and payment of a transfer fee of $7.75, credit or apply the unused portion of the registration fee on such vehicle to any subsequent fee for the registration renewal of another vehicle, motorcycle or trailer owned by the registrant. The prorated cost of the unused portion of the prior registration or the registration on the stolen vehicle shall be computed on a monthly basis. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER: Section 420 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law is amended by adding a new subdivision 9.
S820 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 820 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADAMS -- 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 the proration of registration fees for stolen motor vehicles, motorcy- cles or trailers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 420 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows: 9. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, UPON SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN EVIDENCE FROM THE OWNER OF A REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLE, MOTORCYCLE OR TRAILER, THAT SUCH VEHICLE WAS REPORTED STOLEN TO THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AND/OR THE OWNER'S AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, AND UPON PAYMENT OF A TRANSFER FEE OF SEVEN DOLLARS AND SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS, CREDIT THE UNUSED PORTION OF THE REGISTRATION FEE PAID FOR SUCH VEHICLE AGAINST ANY SUBSEQUENT REGISTRATION FEE WHICH BECOMES DUE FOR ANOTHER MOTOR VEHICLE, MOTORCYCLE OR TRAILER OWNED BY THE REGISTRANT. THE AMOUNT OF SUCH CREDIT SHALL BE COMPUTED BY APPORTIONING THE REGISTRATION FEE FOR REGISTERING THE STOLEN VEHICLE BETWEEN THE NUMBER OF MONTHS FOR WHICH THE REGISTRA- TION FEE WAS PAID WITH THE NUMBER OF MONTHS REMAINING AT THE TIME SUCH VEHICLE WAS STOLEN. WHENEVER THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT AS PROVIDED FOR HEREIN SHALL AMOUNT TO OTHER THAN A WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT, THE CREDIT SHALL BE ROUNDED TO THE NEAREST TWENTY-FIVE CENTS. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of September next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04540-01-3
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