Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 07, 2023||
referred to transportation
Assembly Bill A5234
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Robert C. Carroll
2023-A5234 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A5234 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Increases the penalties for purposefully obstructed license plates including the suspension of a vehicle's registration if the vehicle owner does not remove the artificial or synthetic material or substance that conceals or obscures the license plate or does not purchase new license plates.
2023-A5234 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5234 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 7, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SOLAGES, CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to increasing the penalties for purposefully obstructed license plates THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5-a of section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new paragraph d to read as follows: D. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO REGISTER, REREGISTER, RENEW, REPLACE OR TRANSFER THE REGISTRATION, CHANGE THE NAME, ADDRESS OR OTHER INFORMATION OF THE REGISTERED OWNER, OR CHANGE THE REGISTRATION CLASSI- FICATION OF ANY VEHICLE WHOSE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER IS ASSOCI- ATED WITH A VEHICLE WHOSE REGISTRATION HAS BEEN SUSPENDED, OR IS SUBJECT TO A PENDING REQUEST FROM A TOLLING AUTHORITY TO SUSPEND THE REGISTRA- TION, UNDER PARAGRAPH D OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED TEN OF THIS CHAPTER AND 15 NYCRR 127.14. THE COMMISSIONER OR THE COMMISSION- ER'S AGENT SHALL IMPOSE A VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER BLOCK AND DENY THE REGISTRATION, REREGISTRATION, RENEWAL, REPLACEMENT OR TRANSFER OF THE REGISTRATION FOR SUCH VEHICLE AND VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER UNTIL THE TOLLING AUTHORITY ADVISES, IN SUCH FORM AND MANNER AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE, THAT NOTICES OF VIOLATION HAVE BEEN RESPONDED TO AND ANY UNPAID TOLLS, FEES OR OTHER CHARGES ASSOCIATED WITH THE VEHICLE AND THE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER HAVE BEEN PAID TO THE TOLLING AUTHORITY. WHERE AN APPLICATION IS DENIED PURSUANT TO THIS PARA- GRAPH, THE COMMISSIONER MAY, IN THE COMMISSIONER'S DISCRETION, DENY A REGISTRATION, REREGISTRATION, RENEWAL, REPLACEMENT OR TRANSFER OF THE REGISTRATION FOR ANY OTHER MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTERED IN THE NAME OF THE APPLICANT WHERE THE COMMISSIONER HAS DETERMINED THAT SUCH REGISTRANT'S INTENT HAS BEEN TO EVADE THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH AND WHERE THE COMMISSIONER HAS REASONABLE GROUNDS TO BELIEVE THAT SUCH REGISTRATION, REREGISTRATION, RENEWAL, REPLACEMENT OR TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION WILL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06613-01-3
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