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Distinctive autism awareness license plates
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 4, ARTICLE 14
* § 404-v. Distinctive autism awareness license plates. 1. Any person
residing in this state shall, upon request, be issued a distinctive
license plate in support of autism awareness and research bearing the
phrase "Autism Society of America" and any other phrases and design
approved by the commissioner in consultation with the Autism Society of

2. An application for such license plate shall be filed with the
commissioner in such form and detail as the commissioner shall

3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
in the same manner as other number plates upon the 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.

4. Each twenty-five dollars received as the annual service charge
under this section shall be deposited to the credit of the New York
state autism awareness and research fund established pursuant to section
ninety-five-e of the state finance law and shall be used for research
programs undertaken pursuant to section ninety-five-e of the state
finance law. 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 except that no such funds shall be so allocated if the
department has received funds for such purpose from the Autism Society
of America.

* NB There are 7 § 404-v's