Bill Text: NY S00336 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Authorizes the creation and issuance of a distinctive license plate for fire police.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-09 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S00336 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00336-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 9, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- 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 the issuance
          of distinctive plates for fire police
          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-ff to read as follows:
     3    § 404-ff. Distinctive plates for fire police. 1. Any person who  is  a
     4  member  of  the fire police or the spouse of any such person shall, upon
     5  request, be issued a license plate bearing the words "Fire Police".   If
     6  a distinctive plate is issued to a person pursuant to this section, such
     7  a  distinctive  plate  shall not be issued to the spouse of such person.
     8  Application for said license plate shall be filed with the  commissioner
     9  in such form and detail as the commissioner shall prescribe.
    10    2. The distinctive plate authorized in subdivision one of this section
    11  shall  be  issued upon proof, satisfactory to the commissioner, that the
    12  applicant or the spouse of the applicant is a member of the fire police.
    13    3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
    14  in the same manner as other number plates upon payment  of  the  regular
    15  registration  fee prescribed by section four hundred one of this article
    16  provided, however, that an additional one time  service  charge  of  ten
    17  dollars shall be charged for such plate.
    18    4.  Nothing  contained  herein shall require the issuance of a special
    19  number plate under this section unless  the  commissioner  is  satisfied
    20  that  the  aggregate amount of annual service charges collected pursuant
    21  to subdivision three of this section will be sufficient to  recover  the
    22  costs of the design and manufacture of such special plates.
    23    §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of April next succeeding
    24  the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.