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SECTION 404-V*5
Issuance of distinctive "Discover Queens" license plates
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 4, ARTICLE 14
* § 404-v. Issuance of distinctive "Discover Queens" license plates.
1. Any person residing in this state shall, upon request, be issued a
distinctive "Discover Queens" license plate. The design of such
distinctive plate shall be developed by the commissioner in cooperation
with the Queens Tourism Council, a not-for-profit corporation organized
and operated under the laws of this state, and recognized pursuant to
section one hundred sixty-three of the economic development law, and
shall utilize the trademarked "Discover Queens" logo, as well as any
other language or information appropriate to the promotion of tourism in
the Borough of Queens.

2. A distinctive "Discover Queens" plate issued pursuant to this
section shall be issued in the same manner as other number plates upon
the payment of the regular registration fees 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. Each twenty-five dollars received as annual service charges under
this section shall be deposited to the credit of the New York state
"Discover Queens fund" established pursuant to section ninety-seven-aa
of the state finance law and shall be used for tourism promotion
projects pursuant to such section ninety-seven-aa within the county of
Queens.

3. Provided, however, that one year after the effective date of this
section, funds in the amount of five thousand dollars, or so much
thereof as may be available, shall be allocated from such fund to the
department to offset costs associated with the production of such
license plates.

* NB There are 7 § 404-v's