senate Bill S4609A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive legion of valor license plates

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 26, 2018 print number 4609a
Jan 26, 2018 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Feb 21, 2017 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S4609 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6569
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-z, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S2970, A5196
2021-2022: S3822, A4194

S4609 - Summary

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive legion of valor license plates for individuals who have received the army medal of honor, navy medal of honor, air force medal of honor, army distinguished service cross, navy cross, coast guard cross, or air force cross.

S4609 - Sponsor Memo

S4609 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4609

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, RITCHIE -- 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  distinctive
  plates for legion of valor recipients

  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-y to read as follows:
  §  404-Y.  DISTINCTIVE  PLATES  FOR LEGION OF VALOR RECIPIENTS. 1. ANY
PERSON WHO IS A RECIPIENT OF THE ARMY MEDAL  OF  HONOR,  NAVY  MEDAL  OF
HONOR,  AIR FORCE MEDAL OF HONOR, ARMY DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS, NAVY
CROSS, COAST GUARD CROSS, OR AIR FORCE  CROSS  RESIDING  IN  THIS  STATE
SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "LEGION
OF  VALOR" AND DEPICTING THE INDIVIDUAL'S MILITARY AWARD DECAL. APPLICA-
TION 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 AN ARMY MEDAL OF
HONOR, NAVY MEDAL OF HONOR, AIR FORCE MEDAL OF HONOR, ARMY DISTINGUISHED
SERVICE CROSS, NAVY CROSS, COAST GUARD CROSS, OR AIR FORCE CROSS RECIPI-
ENT.
  3. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES, PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  NO
REGISTRATION FEE OR SERVICE CHARGE SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE.
  §  2.  1. A distinctive plate established pursuant to section 404-y of
the vehicle and traffic law as added by section one of  this  act  shall
only  be  designed, produced and issued upon the delivery to the depart-
ment of a surety bond in the amount of six thousand dollars, which shall
be executed by a surety company authorized by the department  of  finan-
cial  services  to  transact  business in this state. Provided, however,
that if the commissioner of motor vehicles shall have received prior  to

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

Co-Sponsors

S4609A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6569
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-z, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S2970, A5196
2021-2022: S3822, A4194

S4609A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive legion of valor license plates for individuals who have received the army medal of honor, navy medal of honor, air force medal of honor, army distinguished service cross, navy cross, coast guard cross, or air force cross.

S4609A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4609A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4609--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, RITCHIE, TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation -- recommitted to the Committee on Transportation in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to distinctive
  plates for legion of valor recipients

  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-z to read as follows:
  § 404-Z. DISTINCTIVE PLATES FOR LEGION OF  VALOR  RECIPIENTS.  1.  ANY
PERSON  WHO  IS  A  RECIPIENT  OF THE ARMY MEDAL OF HONOR, NAVY MEDAL OF
HONOR, AIR FORCE MEDAL OF HONOR, ARMY DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS,  NAVY
CROSS,  COAST  GUARD  CROSS,  OR  AIR FORCE CROSS RESIDING IN THIS STATE
SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "LEGION
OF VALOR" AND DEPICTING THE INDIVIDUAL'S MILITARY AWARD DECAL.  APPLICA-
TION 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 AN ARMY MEDAL OF
HONOR, NAVY MEDAL OF HONOR, AIR FORCE MEDAL OF HONOR, ARMY DISTINGUISHED
SERVICE CROSS, NAVY CROSS, COAST GUARD CROSS, OR AIR FORCE CROSS RECIPI-
ENT.
  3. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN  THE  SAME  MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NO
REGISTRATION FEE OR SERVICE CHARGE SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE.
  § 2. 1. A distinctive plate established pursuant to section  404-z  of
the  vehicle  and  traffic law as added by section one of this act shall
only be designed, produced and issued upon the delivery to  the  depart-
ment of a surety bond in the amount of six thousand dollars, which shall

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

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