S03933 Summary:

BILL NOS03933
 
SAME ASSAME AS A07099
 
SPONSORSEWARD
 
COSPNSRAKSHAR, AMEDORE, ANTONACCI, BIAGGI, FUNKE, GRIFFO, LAVALLE, ORTT, RANZENHOFER
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 404, 404-h, 404-j, 404-v, 404-w & 404-aa, V & T L
 
Eliminates additional application fees and annual fees for special license plates issued to veterans of the armed forces of the United States.
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S03933 Actions:

BILL NOS03933
 
02/21/2019REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
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S03933 Committee Votes:

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S03933 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S03933 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          3933
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 21, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sens. SEWARD, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, ANTONACCI, FUNKE, GRIFFO,
          LAVALLE, ORTT, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  eliminating
          additional fees for special license plates issued to veterans

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1-a of section 404 of the vehicle  and  traffic
     2  law,  as  amended by chapter 105 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read
     3  as follows:
     4    1-a. The commissioner may issue special number  plates  to  applicants
     5  who  are  members  of veterans organizations in the same manner as other
     6  number plates are issued pursuant to this article. Such  special  number
     7  plates  shall be issued [only] upon [(a)] payment of [a one-time service
     8  charge of ten dollars in  addition  to]  the  regular  registration  fee
     9  prescribed  by  section  four  hundred  one  of  this article, and [(b)]
    10  submission of proof, satisfactory to the commissioner, that  the  appli-
    11  cant  is  presently a member of the veterans organization for which such
    12  plate is requested. Such membership shall be verified  annually  by  the
    13  applicant.  Application for such plates shall be made in accordance with
    14  regulations promulgated by the commissioner with respect to the issuance
    15  of such plates. Provided, however, that nothing contained  herein  shall
    16  be  deemed  to  supersede the provisions of section four hundred four-d,
    17  four hundred four-e, four hundred  four-h,  four  hundred  four-i,  four
    18  hundred  four-j,  four hundred four-k, four hundred four-p, four hundred
    19  four-aa, or four hundred four-dd of this article.
    20    § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 404-h of the vehicle and traffic law, as
    21  amended by chapter 415 of the laws  of  2001,  is  amended  to  read  as
    22  follows:
    23    3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
    24  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.
                                                                   LBD09557-01-9

        S. 3933                             2
 
     1  registration fee prescribed by section four hundred one of this  article
     2  [provided,  however,  that  an additional one-time service charge of ten
     3  dollars shall be charged for such plate].
     4    § 3. Subdivision 4 of section 404-j of the vehicle and traffic law, as
     5  amended  by  chapter  415  of  the  laws  of 2001, is amended to read as
     6  follows:
     7    4. Fee. A special plate  and  registration  issued  pursuant  to  this
     8  section  shall  be  issued  upon payment of the regular registration fee
     9  prescribed by section four hundred one of this article [provided, howev-
    10  er, that an additional one-time service charge of ten dollars  shall  be
    11  charged for such plate].
    12    § 4. Subdivision 3 of section 404-v of the vehicle and traffic law, as
    13  added by chapter 389 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
    14    3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
    15  in  the  same  manner as other number plates upon payment of the regular
    16  registration fee prescribed by section four hundred one  of  this  arti-
    17  cle[,  provided,  however, that an additional one-time service charge of
    18  ten dollars shall be charged for such plate. Provided, however, that one
    19  year after the effective date of this section funds  in  the  amount  of
    20  five  thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be available, shall be
    21  allocated from such funds to the department to offset  costs  associated
    22  with the production of such license plates].
    23    § 5. Subdivision 3 of section 404-w of the vehicle and traffic law, as
    24  added by chapter 105 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
    25    3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
    26  in  the  same  manner as other number plates upon payment of the regular
    27  registration fee prescribed by section four hundred one  of  this  arti-
    28  cle[,  provided,  however, that an additional one-time service charge of
    29  ten dollars shall be charged for such plate].
    30    § 6. Subdivision 4 of section 404-w of the vehicle and traffic law, as
    31  added by chapter 493 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
    32    4. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
    33  in the same manner as other number plates upon payment  of  the  regular
    34  registration  fee prescribed by section four hundred one of this article
    35  [provided, however, that an additional one time service  charge  of  ten
    36  dollars shall be charged for such plate].
    37    §  7.  Subdivision 3 of section 404-aa of the vehicle and traffic law,
    38  as added by chapter 103 of the laws of  2016,  is  amended  to  read  as
    39  follows:
    40    3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
    41  in  the  same  manner as other number plates upon payment of the regular
    42  registration fee prescribed by section four hundred one  of  this  arti-
    43  cle[;  provided,  however, that an additional one-time service charge of
    44  ten dollars shall be charged for such plate].
    45    § 8. This act shall take effect immediately.
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