|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to transportation|
|Jan 31, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S2970
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2970 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2970 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2970 SPONSOR: GRIFFO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to distinctive plates for legion of valor recipients PURPOSE: Authorizes the issuance of distinctive legion of valor license plates. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends the vehicle and traffic law to establish the "Legion of Valor" license plate for Medal of Honor and Service Cross recipients and provides that no registration and/or service fee will be charged for the issuance of such plates. Provides an immediate effective date with provisions.
S2970 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2970 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, RITCHIE, TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Trans- portation 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-ff to read as follows: § 404-FF. 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-ff 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, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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