senate Bill S6316

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the issuance of distinctive license plates for members of veterans organizations

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Apr 21, 2021 referred to transportation

S6316 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4151
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd V & T L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6467
2019-2020: A3133

S6316 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the issuance of special number and distinctive license plates for military service members and members of veterans organizations without payment of service charges or renewal fees.

S6316 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6316 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6316
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 the issuance
   of special number plates
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 1-a of section 404 of the vehicle and traffic
 law, as amended by chapter 105 of the laws of 2017, is amended  to  read
 as follows:
   1-a.  The  commissioner  may  issue  special number AND/OR DISTINCTIVE
 LICENSE plates to applicants who are members of  veterans  organizations
 OR  ACTIVE  DUTY  MILITARY  MEMBERS  in  the same manner as other number
 plates are issued pursuant to this article. Such special  number  plates
 OR  DISTINCTIVE  PLATES shall be issued only upon (a) payment of [a one-
 time service charge of ten dollars in addition to] the regular registra-
 tion fee prescribed by section four hundred one of this article, and (b)
 submission of proof, satisfactory to the commissioner, that  the  appli-
 cant  is  presently  AN  ACTIVE  DUTY MEMBER OR a member of the veterans
 organization for which such plate is requested. NO ADDITIONAL  FEES  FOR
 CUSTOMIZATION OF SUCH PLATES SHALL BE REQUIRED. Such membership shall be
 verified annually by the applicant. Application for such plates shall be
 made in accordance with regulations promulgated by the commissioner with
 respect  to the issuance of such plates. Provided, however, that nothing
 contained herein shall be deemed to supersede the provisions of  section
 four  hundred  four-d,  four  hundred  four-e, four hundred four-h, four
 hundred four-i, four hundred four-j, four hundred four-k,  four  hundred
 four-p, four hundred four-aa, or four hundred four-dd of this article.
   §  2.  Subdivision  6 of section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph c-1 to read as follows:
   C-1. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION WITH RESPECT TO THE PAYMENT OF
 REGISTRATION RENEWAL FEES SHALL NOT APPLY TO A MOTOR  VEHICLE  REGISTRA-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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