senate Bill S6399A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing distinctive "POW-MIA" license plates and establishing the "POW-MIA awareness fund"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 21, 2020 print number 6399a
Feb 21, 2020 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Jun 07, 2019 referred to rules

S6399 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ff, V & T L; add §97-ccc, St Fin L

S6399 - Summary

Relates to establishing distinctive "POW-MIA" license plates and establishing the "POW-MIA awareness fund" to fund POW-MIA public education and awareness campaigns and veteran services by Rolling Thunder New York chapters and upon approval by the state director of veterans' services.

S6399 - Sponsor Memo

S6399 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6399

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing
  distinctive "POW-MIA" license plates; and to amend the  state  finance
  law, in relation to establishing the "POW-MIA awareness fund"

  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 "POW-MIA" LICENSE PLATES. 1. ANY PERSON RESIDING
IN  THIS  STATE  SHALL,  UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A DISTINCTIVE "POW-MIA"
LICENSE PLATE OF A DESIGN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER.  APPLICATION FOR
SAID LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMIS-
SIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE.
  2. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON THE PAYMENT OF THE  REGU-
LAR  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. SUCH ADDITIONAL
SERVICE CHARGE SHALL BE DEPOSITED PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-
OO OF THIS ARTICLE TO THE CREDIT OF THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  MOTOR  VEHICLES
DISTINCTIVE PLATE DEVELOPMENT FUND, ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G
OF  THE STATE FINANCE LAW, AND SHALL BE USED FOR THE PRODUCTION, DESIGN,
ADVERTISING AND MARKETING OF DISTINCTIVE NUMBER PLATES; PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER, THAT ADDITIONAL ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGES COLLECTED IN  EXCESS  OF  SIX
THOUSAND  DOLLARS SHALL BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE POW-MIA AWARE-
NESS FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-SEVEN-CC OF  THE  STATE
FINANCE LAW.
  § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 97-cc to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13176-01-9

S6399A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ff, V & T L; add §97-ccc, St Fin L

S6399A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing distinctive "POW-MIA" license plates and establishing the "POW-MIA awareness fund" to fund POW-MIA public education and awareness campaigns and veteran services by Rolling Thunder New York chapters and upon approval by the state director of veterans' services.

S6399A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6399A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6399--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the Committee on Transportation in accordance 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 establishing
  distinctive "POW-MIA" license plates; and to amend the  state  finance
  law, in relation to establishing the "POW-MIA awareness fund"

  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 "POW-MIA" LICENSE PLATES. 1. ANY PERSON RESIDING
IN  THIS  STATE  SHALL,  UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A DISTINCTIVE "POW-MIA"
MOTOR VEHICLE OR MOTORCYCLE LICENSE PLATE OF A DESIGN  APPROVED  BY  THE
COMMISSIONER.  APPLICATION FOR SAID LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED IN SUCH
FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE.
  2. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
IN  THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON THE PAYMENT OF THE REGU-
LAR 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.  SUCH  ADDITIONAL
SERVICE CHARGE SHALL BE DEPOSITED PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-
OO  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  TO THE CREDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES
DISTINCTIVE PLATE DEVELOPMENT FUND, ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G
OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW, AND SHALL BE USED FOR THE PRODUCTION,  DESIGN,
ADVERTISING AND MARKETING OF DISTINCTIVE NUMBER PLATES; PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER,  THAT  ADDITIONAL  ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGES COLLECTED IN EXCESS OF SIX
THOUSAND DOLLARS SHALL BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE POW-MIA  AWARE-
NESS  FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-SEVEN-CCC OF THE STATE
FINANCE LAW.

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

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