assembly Bill A1276

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that family members of paid professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty may obtain a "Survivor of the Bravest" license plate

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Jan 14, 2019 referred to transportation

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A1276 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4976
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ff, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5099, S499
2011-2012: A5202, S7056
2013-2014: A4526, S1960
2015-2016: A4456, A3874, S690
2017-2018: A7363, A7623, A8200, S226

A1276 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that family members of paid professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty may obtain a "Survivor of the Bravest" license plate; provides for the annual service charge collected to be deposited into the department of motor vehicles distinctive license plate development fund.

A1276 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1276

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CUSICK, ABBATE, BENEDETTO, COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  SCHIMMINGER, RA -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Trans-
  portation

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing
  the issuance of distinctive license plates for family members of  paid
  professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty

  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-ff to read as follows:
  §  404-FF.  DISTINCTIVE  LICENSE  PLATES  FOR  FAMILY  MEMBERS OF PAID
PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS WHO DIED IN THE LINE-OF-DUTY.  1. FOR PURPOSES
OF THIS SECTION, "FAMILY MEMBERS OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER  WHO
DIED IN THE LINE-OF-DUTY" SHALL MEAN A SPOUSE, REGISTERED DOMESTIC PART-
NER,  PARENT,  SIBLING  OR  CHILD OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER WHO
DIED IN THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT OR PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES  AS
A FIREFIGHTER.
  2.  ANY  FAMILY  MEMBER OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER WHO DIED IN
THE LINE-OF-DUTY AND WHO RESIDES IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON  REQUEST,  BE
ISSUED  A  DISTINCTIVE  LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "SURVIVOR OF THE
BRAVEST" OF A DESIGN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER.  APPLICATION FOR SUCH
LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE  COMMISSIONER  IN  SUCH  FORM  AND
DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE AND SHALL BE VERIFIED ANNUAL-
LY BY THE APPLICANT.
  3.  A DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY  TO  THE  COMMISSIONER,
THAT THE APPLICANT IS A FAMILY MEMBER OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER
WHO DIED IN THE LINE-OF-DUTY.
  4. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN  THE  SAME  MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR
REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE,

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

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