assembly Bill A4194

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive legion of valor license plates

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Feb 01, 2021 referred to transportation

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A4194 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3822
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ff, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6569, S4609
2019-2020: A5196, S2970

A4194 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive legion of valor license plates for individuals who have received the army medal of honor, navy medal of honor, air force medal of honor, army distinguished service cross, navy cross, coast guard cross, or air force cross.

A4194 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4194
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BLANKENBUSH -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  distinctive
   plates for legion of valor recipients
 
   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  PLATES FOR LEGION OF VALOR RECIPIENTS. 1. ANY
 PERSON WHO IS A RECIPIENT OF THE ARMY MEDAL  OF  HONOR,  NAVY  MEDAL  OF
 HONOR,  AIR FORCE MEDAL OF HONOR, ARMY DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS, NAVY
 CROSS, COAST GUARD CROSS, OR AIR FORCE  CROSS  RESIDING  IN  THIS  STATE
 SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "LEGION
 OF  VALOR" AND DEPICTING THE INDIVIDUAL'S MILITARY AWARD DECAL. APPLICA-
 TION FOR SAID LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH
 FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE.
   2. THE DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED HEREIN SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF,
 SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT IS AN ARMY MEDAL OF
 HONOR, NAVY MEDAL OF HONOR, AIR FORCE MEDAL OF HONOR, ARMY DISTINGUISHED
 SERVICE CROSS, NAVY CROSS, COAST GUARD CROSS, OR AIR FORCE CROSS RECIPI-
 ENT.
   3. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
 IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES, PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  NO
 REGISTRATION FEE OR SERVICE CHARGE 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 a surety bond in the amount of six thousand dollars, which shall
 be executed by a surety company authorized by the department  of  finan-
 cial  services  to  transact  business in this state. Provided, however,
 that if the commissioner of motor vehicles shall have received prior  to
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.