senate Bill S2700

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to distinctive plates for medal of honor recipients

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1273
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 22, 2021 referred to transportation

S2700 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §404-p, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3009
2015-2016: S2966
2017-2018: S706
2019-2020: S123

S2700 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to distinctive plates for medal of honor recipients; removes the word "congressional" from distinctive plates; provides for the reissuance of plates to persons assigned distinctive plates for medal of honor recipients.

S2700 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2700 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 22, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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  distinctive
   plates for medal of honor recipients
   Section 1. Section 404-p of the vehicle and traffic law, as  added  by
 chapter 486 of the laws of 1996, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 415
 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows:
   § 404-p. Distinctive plates for [congressional] medal of honor recipi-
 ents.  1.  Any [congressional] medal of honor recipient residing in this
 state shall, upon request, be issued a license plate bearing  the  words
 "[congressional]  medal  of  honor".  Application 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 a [congression-
 al] medal of honor recipient.
   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. Distinctive plates issued pursuant to section 404-p of the vehi-
 cle and traffic law prior to the  amendment  of  such  section  made  by
 section  one  of  this act shall be reissued to any person assigned such
 plate upon such person's request. No fee  or  service  charge  shall  be
 charged  for  the  reissuance  of  such  plate.  Provided, however, that
 notwithstanding the provisions of  section  one  of  this  act,  nothing
 contained in this act shall be deemed to invalidate "Congressional Medal
 of  Honor" distinctive license plates issued prior to the effective date
 of this act.
   § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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