senate Bill S954

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes distinctive "Long Island Sound" license plates

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 31, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 25, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 23, 2021 1st report cal.628
Jan 06, 2021 referred to transportation

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S954 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2629
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §404-ff, V & T L; add §97-zzzz, St Fin L;
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7857, A10007

S954 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes distinctive "Long Island Sound" license plates; creates the "Long Island Sound environmental fund" for the department of environmental conservation to distribute moneys to not-for-profit corporations, educational organizations or local governments undertaking projects aimed at the beautification of and environmental improvements to the Long Island Sound.

S954 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S954 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    954
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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 establishing
   distinctive "Long Island Sound" license plates; and to amend the state
   finance law, in relation to establishing the "Long Island Sound  envi-
   ronmental fund"
 
   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  "LONG  ISLAND  SOUND"  LICENSE PLATES. 1. ANY
 PERSON RESIDING IN THIS STATE SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A  DISTINC-
 TIVE  "LONG  ISLAND  SOUND"  LICENSE  PLATE  OF A DESIGN APPROVED BY THE
 COMMISSIONER. APPLICATION FOR SAID LICENSE PLATE SHALL BE FILED IN  SUCH
 FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE.
   2. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED
 IN  THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON THE PAYMENT OF THE REGU-
 LAR REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION  FOUR  HUNDRED  ONE  OF  THIS
 ARTICLE,  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AN ADDITIONAL ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGE OF
 TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS SHALL BE CHARGED FOR  SUCH  PLATE.  SUCH  ADDITIONAL
 SERVICE CHARGE SHALL BE DEPOSITED PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-
 OO  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  TO THE CREDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES
 DISTINCTIVE PLATE DEVELOPMENT FUND, ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G
 OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW, AND SHALL BE USED FOR THE PRODUCTION,  DESIGN,
 ADVERTISING AND MARKETING OF DISTINCTIVE NUMBER PLATES; PROVIDED, HOWEV-
 ER,  THAT  ADDITIONAL  ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGES COLLECTED IN EXCESS OF SIX
 THOUSAND DOLLARS SHALL BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT  OF  THE  LONG  ISLAND
 SOUND  ENVIRONMENTAL  FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-SEVEN-
 ZZZZ OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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