|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to transportation|
|Sep 06, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6693
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6693 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6693 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to fees charged for the issuance of number plates and to requiring a report on the costs of manufacturing such plates; requires the fee for a number plate not to exceed the cost of producing such plate; establishes that no additional fee shall be charged to keep a current number plate due to a design change implemented by the commissioner; and requires the commissioner of the department of corrections and community supervision to report on the costs of manufacturing license plates.
S6693 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6693 SPONSOR: AKSHAR TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to fees charged for the issuance of number plates; and to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring a report on the costs of manufacturing license plates PURPOSE: This legislation would set the price of license plate fees at or below the actual cost to the manufacture license plates. The bill also prevents additional fees for drivers to keep the same license plate number in the event of a design change by the DMV. Finally, it requires DOCCS to produce an annual report that details the cost of making the license plates. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law to state that an additional fee, not to exceed
S6693 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6693 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E September 6, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AKSHAR -- 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 fees charged for the issuance of number plates; and to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring a report on the costs of manufacturing license plates THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by section 1 of part H of chapter 59 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: a. Upon filing of such application and the payment of the fee herein- after provided, the commissioner shall assign to such motor vehicle a distinctive number and, without expense to the applicant, issue and deliver in such manner as the commissioner may select to the owner a certificate of registration, in such form as the commissioner shall prescribe, and two number plates at a place within the state of New York named by the applicant in his or her application. A number plate, within the meaning of this chapter, may, in the discretion of the commissioner, be a plate of a permanent nature, treated with reflectorized material according to specifications prescribed by the commissioner, and with a date tag attached to such plate or to the vehicle as prescribed by regu- lations of the commissioner indicating the validity of the plate during a certain period and the issuance of such a number plate with such date tag to a person possessing such a number plate shall be deemed the issu- ance of a number plate. An additional fee, not to exceed [twenty-five dollars] THE ACTUAL COST OF MANUFACTURING A NUMBER PLATE, shall be paid to the commissioner whenever a set of reflectorized number plates is issued for any vehicle for which a registration fee is normally charged except that, with respect to any number plate which is specifically requested by the applicant, such fee shall be paid to the commissioner EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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