|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 12, 2021||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S6699
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6699 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6699 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Creates a distinctive license plate for veterans honoring Borinqueneers; defines "veteran" as a person who is a resident of this state, who served in the armed forces of the United States, and was honorably discharged from the armed forces, or has a qualifying condition, as defined in section three hundred fifty of the executive law, and has received a discharge other than bad conduct or dishonorable from such service, or is a discharged LGBT veteran, as defined in section three hundred fifty of the executive law, and has received a discharge other than bad conduct or dishonorable from such service.
S6699 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6699 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to creating a distinctive license plate for veterans honoring Borinqueneers PURPOSE: To create a distinctive license that would honor The Borinqueneers of the 65th Infantry Regiment. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the vehicle and traffic law by adding a new section 404-ff, which allows, upon request, any veteran or the spouse of any such veteran to be issued a distinctive Borinqueneers license plate. Provides for a definition of "veteran" for the purposes of this section and provides that upon payment of a regular registration fee and an additional one-time service charge of $25. Nothing in this section shall
S6699 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6699 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 12, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- 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 creating a distinctive license plate for veterans honoring Borinqueneers 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 VETERANS HONORING BORINQUE- NEERS. 1. ANY VETERAN OR THE SPOUSE OF ANY SUCH VETERAN SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A DISTINCTIVE BORINQUENEERS LICENSE PLATE. IF A DISTINCTIVE PLATE IS ISSUED TO A VETERAN PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, SUCH DISTINCTIVE PLATE SHALL NOT BE ISSUED TO THE SPOUSE OF SUCH VETERAN. APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE. 2. THE DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT OR THE SPOUSE OF THE APPLICANT IS A VETERAN. 3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "VETERAN" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, AND WAS (A) HONORABLY DISCHARGED FROM THE ARMED FORCES, OR (B) HAS A QUALIFYING CONDITION, AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW, AND HAS RECEIVED A DISCHARGE OTHER THAN BAD CONDUCT OR DISHONORABLE FROM SUCH SERVICE, OR (C) IS A DISCHARGED LGBT VETERAN, AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW, AND HAS RECEIVED A DISCHARGE OTHER THAN BAD CONDUCT OR DISHONORABLE FROM SUCH SERVICE. 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. LBD11150-01-1
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