senate Bill S7802

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes distinctive license plates for supporters of the conservation of the Seneca white deer

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Feb 21, 2020 referred to transportation

S7802 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ff, V & T L; add §97-aaaa, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2172

S7802 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes distinctive license plates for supporters of the conservation of the Seneca white deer; establishes the New York state "preserve the Seneca white deer fund".

S7802 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7802 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7802

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  authorizing
  distinctive  license  plates for supporters of the conservation of the
  Seneca white deer; and to amend the state finance law, in relation  to
  establishing the New York state "preserve the Seneca white deer 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  "I  SUPPORT  THE  SENECA  WHITE DEER" LICENSE
PLATES. 1. ANY PERSON RESIDING IN THIS STATE  SHALL,  UPON  REQUEST,  BE
ISSUED  A  DISTINCTIVE  LICENSE  PLATE BEARING THE PHRASE "I SUPPORT THE
SENECA WHITE DEER". APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE PLATE  SHALL  BE  FILED
WITH  THE COMMISSIONER 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 PAYMENT  OF  THE  REGULAR
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.
  § 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  motor  vehicles of a surety bond in the amount of six thousand
dollars, which shall be executed by a surety company authorized  by  the
department  of  financial  services  to transact business in this state.
Provided, however, that if the commissioner of motor vehicles shall have
received prior to plate design, production and  issuance  at  least  two
hundred  orders  for such distinctive plate together with the additional
annual service charge applicable to each  such  order,  which  shall  be
non-refundable,  no  such  surety  bond  shall  be required. All service
charges collected pursuant to this section shall be  deposited  pursuant
to  the  provisions  of section 404-oo of the vehicle and traffic law to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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