senate Bill S6705A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the issuance of a distinctive license plate for Iraq War and War in Afghanistan veterans

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 09, 2016 amended on third reading 6705a
Jun 09, 2016 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jun 02, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2016 1st report cal.1109
Feb 08, 2016 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 24, 2016 - Transportation committee Vote

S6705
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6705 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10665
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S2139, A1112

S6705 - Summary

Relates to the issuance of a distinctive license plate for Iraq War and War in Afghanistan veterans.

S6705 - Sponsor Memo

S6705 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6705

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- 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 issuance
  of a distinctive license plate for Iraq War  and  War  in  Afghanistan
  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 IRAQ WAR AND WAR IN AFGHANISTAN VETER-
ANS.  1. ANY IRAQ WAR OR WAR IN AFGHANISTAN VETERAN OR THE SPOUSE OF ANY
SUCH VETERAN SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING  THE
WORDS  "IRAQ WAR VETERAN" OR "WAR IN AFGHANISTAN VETERAN". IF A DISTINC-
TIVE PLATE IS ISSUED TO A VETERAN  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION,  SUCH  A
DISTINCTIVE  PLATE  SHALL  NOT  BE ISSUED TO THE SPOUSE OF SUCH 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  PLATES  AUTHORIZED  IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE OF THIS
SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY  TO  THE  COMMISSIONER,
THAT  THE APPLICANT OR THE SPOUSE OF THE APPLICANT IS AN IRAQ WAR OR WAR
IN AFGHANISTAN VETERAN.
  3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "IRAQ WAR VETERAN" SHALL  MEAN  A
PERSON  WHO  IS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES
OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE HOSTILITIES THAT OCCURRED IN IRAQ  FROM  THE
TWENTIETH  DAY  OF  MARCH,  TWO  THOUSAND THREE TO THE EIGHTEENTH DAY OF
DECEMBER, TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN, AND WAS  HONORABLY  DISCHARGED  FROM  THE
MILITARY.
  4.  "WAR IN AFGHANISTAN VETERAN" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS A RESIDENT
OF THIS STATE, WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE  UNITED  STATES  IN
THE  HOSTILITIES  THAT OCCURRED IN AFGHANISTAN FROM THE TWENTIETH DAY OF
SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND ONE TO THE  END  OF  SUCH  HOSTILITIES  AND  WAS
HONORABLY DISCHARGED BY THE MILITARY.
  5. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN  THE  SAME  MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR

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

S6705A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10665
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-x, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S2139, A1112

S6705A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the issuance of a distinctive license plate for Iraq War and War in Afghanistan veterans.

S6705A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6705A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6705--A
    Cal. No. 1109

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  passed by Senate and delivered to the
  Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored  to  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the issuance
  of a distinctive license plate for Iraq War  and  War  in  Afghanistan
  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 IRAQ WAR AND WAR IN AFGHANISTAN VETER-
ANS.  1. ANY IRAQ WAR OR WAR IN AFGHANISTAN VETERAN OR THE SPOUSE OF ANY
SUCH VETERAN SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING  THE
WORDS  "IRAQ WAR VETERAN" OR "WAR IN AFGHANISTAN VETERAN". IF A DISTINC-
TIVE PLATE IS ISSUED TO A VETERAN  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION,  SUCH  A
DISTINCTIVE  PLATE  SHALL  NOT  BE ISSUED TO THE SPOUSE OF SUCH 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  PLATES  AUTHORIZED  IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE OF THIS
SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY  TO  THE  COMMISSIONER,
THAT  THE APPLICANT OR THE SPOUSE OF THE APPLICANT IS AN IRAQ WAR OR WAR
IN AFGHANISTAN VETERAN.
  3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "IRAQ WAR VETERAN" SHALL  MEAN  A
PERSON  WHO  IS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES
OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE HOSTILITIES THAT OCCURRED IN IRAQ  FROM  THE
TWENTIETH  DAY  OF  MARCH,  TWO  THOUSAND THREE TO THE EIGHTEENTH DAY OF
DECEMBER, TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN, AND WAS  HONORABLY  DISCHARGED  FROM  THE
MILITARY.
  4.  "WAR IN AFGHANISTAN VETERAN" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS A RESIDENT
OF THIS STATE, WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE  UNITED  STATES  IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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