Bill Text: NY S01599 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the elimination of fees and renewal fees associated with the issuance of distinctive license plates for purple heart recipients.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-15 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S01599 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S01599-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 15, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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  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.