senate Bill S4535

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a distinctive "New York recycles" license plate, with the proceeds therefrom deposited into the solid waste account of the environmental protection fund

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Transportation Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Mar 26, 2015 referred to transportation

S4535 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1806
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-x, V & T L; amd §92-s, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S288, A1622
2011-2012: S2649, A7619
2009-2010: S852

S4535 - Summary

Establishes a distinctive "New York recycles" license plate, with the proceeds from the additional $25 annual service charge therefor to be deposited into the solid waste account of the environmental protection fund for municipal waste reduction or recycling projects.

S4535 - Sponsor Memo

S4535 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4535

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 and the state finance law,
  in relation to establishing a distinctive "New York recycles"  license
  plate

  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 "NEW YORK RECYCLES" LICENSE PLATES. 1. ANY PERSON
RESIDING IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A DISTINCTIVE "NEW
YORK  RECYCLES"  LICENSE PLATE OF A DESIGN DEVELOPED AND APPROVED BY THE
COMMISSIONER, IN COOPERATION WITH THE NEW  YORK  STATE  ASSOCIATION  FOR
REDUCTION,  REUSE  AND  RECYCLING. APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE SHALL BE
FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL PRESCRIBE.
  2.  A DISTINCTIVE "NEW YORK RECYCLES" LICENSE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER  NUMBER  PLATES
UPON  THE  PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR 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
PLATE. EACH TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS RECEIVED AS  AN  ANNUAL  SERVICE  CHARGE
UNDER  THIS  SECTION SHALL BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE SOLID WASTE
ACCOUNT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION  FUND  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  NINETY-TWO-S  OF  THE  STATE  FINANCE LAW AND SHALL BE USED FOR
MUNICIPAL WASTE REDUCTION OR RECYCLING PROJECTS, PURSUANT TO TITLE SEVEN
OF ARTICLE FIFTY-FOUR OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION  LAW.  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 FROM SUCH FUND TO THE DEPARTMENT TO OFFSET
COSTS  ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRODUCTION OF SUCH LICENSE PLATES EXCEPT THAT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04276-01-5

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