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Mental illness anti-stigma license plates
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 4, ARTICLE 14
* § 404-dd. Mental illness anti-stigma license plates. 1. Any person
residing in this state shall, upon request, be issued a distinctive
license plate of a design developed and approved by the commissioner in
consultation with the commissioner of the office of mental health in
support of ending the stigma related to mental illness research bearing
the phrase "Healthy mind, healthy New York". Application for said
license plate shall be filed with the commissioner 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 payment of the regular
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 plates.

3. Each twenty-five dollars received as the annual service charge
under this section shall be deposited to the credit of the "mental
illness anti-stigma fund" established pursuant to section ninety-five-h
of the state finance law and shall be used for the purpose of providing
grants to organizations dedicated to eliminating the stigma attached to
mental illness and persons with mental health needs pursuant to section
7.47 of the mental hygiene law.

* NB There are 2 § 404-dd's