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A08200 Summary:

COSPNSRAbbate, Benedetto, Colton, Englebright, Schimminger
MLTSPNSRCook, Gunther, Lavine
Add 404-y, V & T L
Provides that family members of paid professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty may obtain a "Survivor of the Bravest" license plate; provides for the annual service charge collected to be deposited into the department of motor vehicles distinctive license plate development fund.
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A08200 Actions:

06/02/2017referred to transportation
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A08200 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      June 2, 2017
          SCHIMMINGER, SIMANOWITZ --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  COOK,
          FARRELL, GUNTHER, LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee on
        AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing
          the issuance of distinctive license plates for family members of  paid
          professional firefighters who died in the line-of-duty
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  section 404-y to read as follows:
     3    § 404-y. Distinctive license plates for family members of paid profes-
     4  sional  firefighters  who  died in the line-of-duty.  1. For purposes of
     5  this section, "family members of a  paid  professional  firefighter  who
     6  died in the line-of-duty" shall mean a spouse, registered domestic part-
     7  ner,  parent,  sibling  or  child of a paid professional firefighter who
     8  died in the course of his or her employment or performance of duties  as
     9  a firefighter.
    10    2.  Any  family  member of a paid professional firefighter who died in
    11  the line-of-duty and who resides in this state shall, upon  request,  be
    12  issued  a  distinctive  license plate bearing the words "Survivor of the
    13  Bravest" of a design approved by the commissioner.  Application for such
    14  license plate shall be filed with the  commissioner  in  such  form  and
    15  detail as the commissioner shall prescribe and shall be verified annual-
    16  ly by the applicant.
    17    3.  A distinctive plate authorized pursuant to subdivision two of this
    18  section shall be issued upon proof, satisfactory  to  the  commissioner,
    19  that the applicant is a family member of a paid professional firefighter
    20  who died in the line-of-duty.
    21    4. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
    22  in  the  same  manner as other number plates upon payment of the regular
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        A. 8200                             2
     1  registration fee prescribed by section four hundred one of this article,
     2  provided, however, that an additional annual service charge  of  twenty-
     3  five  dollars  shall  be  charged  for such plate.   Such annual service
     4  charge  shall  be  deposited  pursuant to the provisions of section four
     5  hundred four-oo of this article to the credit of the department of motor
     6  vehicles distinctive plate development fund established by section nine-
     7  ty-five-g of the state finance law and shall be used for the production,
     8  design, advertising and marketing of distinctive license plates pursuant
     9  to such section ninety-five-g.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    11  it shall have become a law.
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