senate Bill S6693

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to fees charged for the issuance of number plates and to requiring a report on the costs of manufacturing such plates

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee

  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Sep 06, 2019 referred to rules


S6693 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§401 & 403, V & T L; amd §186, Cor L

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

S6693 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       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


  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
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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