Bill Text: NY S02972 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to distinctive license plates issued to gold star mothers; permits gold star mothers to retain one keepsake plate as a commemorative item after distinctive plates are surrendered.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-31 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S02972 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S02972-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 31, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, HELMING, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered
          printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to keepsake
          plates for gold star mothers
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Section 404-i of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
     3    4. Upon the surrender of a set of distinctive plates  issued  pursuant
     4  to  subdivision  one  of this section, the gold star mother to whom such
     5  plates were issued shall be entitled to be issued a keepsake  plate  for
     6  commemorative purposes only and not for display on any motor vehicle. In
     7  the event that a gold star mother to whom distinctive plates were issued
     8  pursuant  to subdivision one of this section has surrendered both plates
     9  of the set of such distinctive plates, then the commissioner shall, upon
    10  request of, and at no cost to such gold star mother, issue  and  provide
    11  to  such  gold  star  mother one keepsake plate. Keepsake plates are for
    12  commemorative purposes only and not for display on any motor vehicle and
    13  as such shall differ in  size  from  and  cannot  be  mistaken  for  the
    14  distinctive plates issued pursuant to this section.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.