assembly Bill A6777

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that family members of paid professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty may obtain a "Survivor of the Bravest" license plate

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Apr 08, 2021 referred to transportation

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A6777 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3873
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ff, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5099, S499
2011-2012: A5202, S7056
2013-2014: A4526, S1960
2015-2016: A4456, A3874, S690
2017-2018: A7363, A7623, A8200, S226
2019-2020: A778, A1276, S4976

A6777 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that family members of paid professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty may obtain a "Survivor of the Bravest" license plate; provides for the annual service charge collected to be deposited into the department of motor vehicles distinctive license plate development fund.

A6777 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6777
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               April 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CUSICK, ABBATE, BENEDETTO, COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT,
   RA, BUTTENSCHON -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Trans-
   portation
 
 AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing
   the issuance of distinctive license plates for family members of  paid
   professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty
 
   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  LICENSE  PLATES  FOR  FAMILY  MEMBERS OF PAID
 PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS WHO DIED IN THE LINE-OF-DUTY.  1. FOR PURPOSES
 OF THIS SECTION, "FAMILY MEMBERS OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER  WHO
 DIED IN THE LINE-OF-DUTY" SHALL MEAN A SPOUSE, REGISTERED DOMESTIC PART-
 NER,  PARENT,  SIBLING  OR  CHILD OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER WHO
 DIED IN THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT OR PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES  AS
 A FIREFIGHTER.
   2.  ANY  FAMILY  MEMBER OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER WHO DIED IN
 THE LINE-OF-DUTY AND WHO RESIDES IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON  REQUEST,  BE
 ISSUED  A  DISTINCTIVE  LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "SURVIVOR OF THE
 BRAVEST" OF A DESIGN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER.  APPLICATION FOR SUCH
 LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE  COMMISSIONER  IN  SUCH  FORM  AND
 DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE AND SHALL BE VERIFIED ANNUAL-
 LY BY THE APPLICANT.
   3.  A DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
 SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY  TO  THE  COMMISSIONER,
 THAT THE APPLICANT IS A FAMILY MEMBER OF A PAID PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER
 WHO DIED IN THE LINE-OF-DUTY.
   4. 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,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.