Bill Text: NY S03614 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Codifies distinctive plates for emergency medical technician paramedics and eliminates such plate's annual service charge.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-11 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S03614 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03614-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 11, 2019
        Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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  codifying
          distinctive  plates  for  emergency  medical technician paramedics and
          eliminating the annual service charge for such plates
          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 emergency medical technician paramed-
     4  ics. 1. Any emergency medical technician  paramedics  residing  in  this
     5  state  shall,  upon  request, be issued a license plate bearing the word
     6  "Paramedic". Application for said license plate shall be filed with  the
     7  commissioner   in  such  form  and  detail  as  the  commissioner  shall
     8  prescribe.
     9    2. The distinctive plate authorized herein shall be issued upon proof,
    10  satisfactory to the commissioner, that the  applicant  is  an  emergency
    11  medical technician paramedic.
    12    3. A distinctive plate issued pursuant to this section shall be issued
    13  in  the  same  manner  as  other number plates upon payment of the sixty
    14  dollar registration fee,  provided,  however,  that  no  annual  service
    15  charge shall be charged for such plate.
    16    § 2. Distinctive plates issued prior to the effective date of this act
    17  bearing  the  word  "paramedic"  shall be considered to have been issued
    18  under section 404-ff of the vehicle and traffic law and all such  plates
    19  issued  after  the  effective  date of this act shall be issued with the
    20  same issuance requirements, fees and service charges as a  plate  issued
    21  under such section.
    22    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.