senate Bill S6699

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a distinctive license plate for veterans honoring Borinqueneers

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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May 12, 2021 referred to transportation

S6699 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7775
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ff, V & T L

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

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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