senate Bill S3873

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Feb 01, 2021 referred to transportation

S3873 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6777
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ff, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S499, A5099
2011-2012: S7056, A5202
2013-2014: S1960, A4526
2015-2016: S690, A4456, A3874
2017-2018: S226, A7363, A7623, A8200
2019-2020: S4976, A778, A1276

S3873 (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.

S3873 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3873 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3873
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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
   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,
 PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT AN ADDITIONAL ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGE OF TWENTY-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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