Bill Text: NY A08553 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Prevents fees from being charged for the issuance of license plates where the vehicle has legible plates.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2019-08-23 - referred to transportation [A08553 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A08553-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                     August 23, 2019

        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SANTABARBARA -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Transportation

        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  preventing
          fees from being charged for the issuance of certain license plates

          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 401 of the vehicle and traffic law
     2  is amended by adding a new paragraph e to read as follows:
     3    e. No fee shall be paid whenever a set of reflectorized number  plates
     4  is  issued  for  any  vehicle  for  which a registration fee is normally
     5  charged where: (i) the vehicle was previously issued a set of reflector-
     6  ized number plates; (ii) the plates previously issued are still legible;
     7  and (iii) the plates being issued are to the same registered  owner  and
     8  vehicle  as the previously issued plates. This paragraph shall not apply
     9  to where a vehicle owner requests new number plates.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.