STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
January 8, 2021
Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL, HUNTER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
ABBATE, COOK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transporta-
AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the elimi-
nation of any fees associated with the distinctive license plates for
purple heart recipients
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 404-e of the vehicle and traffic
2 law, as amended by chapter 486 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read
3 as follows:
4 3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section to a purple
5 heart recipient shall be [issued in the same manner as other number
6 plates upon] exempt from the payment of the regular registration fee
7 prescribed by section four hundred one of this article, [provided,
8 however, that] and no service charge shall be charged for such plate.
9 Furthermore, upon the issuance of a distinctive plate pursuant to this
10 section, such purple heart recipient shall be exempt from the payment of
11 any fees relating to the renewal thereof as prescribed by section four
12 hundred one of this article.
13 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.