Bill S2036-2013

Authorizes issuance of distinctive plates bearing the words "Cure Childhood Cancer"

Authorizes the issuance of distinctive license plates bearing the words "Cure Childhood Cancer"; provides for the annual service charge to be deposited into the department of motor vehicles distinctive plate development fund and the excess of six thousand dollars to be deposited to the credit of the cure childhood cancer trust fund; establishes the "cure childhood cancer trust fund".

Details

Actions

  • Jun 10, 2014: referred to transportation
  • Jun 10, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 10, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • May 19, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 14, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 13, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.647
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
  • Jan 9, 2013: REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION

Meetings

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Transportation - May 13, 2014
Ayes (17): Robach, Marcellino, Carlucci, Gallivan, Larkin, Maziarz, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Ranzenhofer, Young, Zeldin, Avella, Diaz, Kennedy, Squadron, Stavisky, Gipson
Ayes W/R (1): Perkins
Excused (1): Dilan

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S2036

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing the issuance of license plates bearing the words "Cure Childhood Cancer" and to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the cure childhood cancer trust fund

PURPOSE: To authorize the issuance of distinctive license plates bearing the words "Cure Childhood Cancer" and the collection of donations for the cure childhood cancer trust fund.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1. Adds a new section 404-x to the vehicle and traffic law to authorize the creation of distinctive "Cure Childhood Cancer" license plates. Requires an additional annual service charge of twenty-five dollars per each set of plates issued. Twenty dollars of each such twenty-five dollar fee shall be deposited to the credit of the "cure childhood cancer trust fund" to be used for childhood cancer research and education projects approved by the commissioner of health, or to provide grants to New York State university childhood cancer research hospitals for the purpose of researching and promoting a cure for childhood cancer.

§ 2. Adds a new section 99-u to the state finance law to establish the cure childhood cancer trust Fund.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation would create distinctive "Cure Childhood Cancer" license plates. The revenue generated by the issuance of these plates shall be deposited into the "core childhood cancer trust fund" for the purpose of researching and promoting a cure for childhood cancer.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-12 S.3385; 2009-2010 S. 798; 2007-08, S.863-A; 2005-06, S.3113.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ S. 2036 A. 2077 2013-2014 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, GABRYSZAK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing the issuance of license plates bearing the words "Cure Childhood Cancer" and to amend the state finance law, in relation to establish- ing the cure childhood cancer trust fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 404-x to read as follows: S 404-X. DISTINCTIVE "CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER" PLATES. 1. ANY PERSON RESIDING IN THIS STATE SHALL UPON REQUEST BE ISSUED A DISTINCTIVE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER". APPLICATION FOR SUCH PLATES SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE. 2. ANY DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON THE PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT AN ADDITIONAL ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGE OF TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE. SUCH ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGE SHALL BE DEPOSITED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-OO OF THIS ARTICLE TO THE CREDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES DISTINCTIVE PLATE DEVELOPMENT FUND ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW, AND SHALL BE USED FOR THE PRODUCTION, DESIGN, ADVERTISING AND MARKETING OF DISTINCTIVE LICENSE PLATES PURSUANT TO SUCH SECTION NINETY-FIVE-G; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT
ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGES COLLECTED IN EXCESS OF SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS SHALL BE DEPOSITED TO THE CREDIT OF THE "CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER TRUST FUND" ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-NINE-U OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW AND SHALL BE USED FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PROJECTS APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH OR TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK HEALTH SCIENCE CENTERS OR UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RESEARCHING AND PROMOTING A CURE FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER, PURSUANT TO SUCH SECTION NINETY-NINE-U. S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 99-u to read as follows: S 99-U. CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER TRUST FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTAB- LISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND THE COMPTROLLER, A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER TRUST FUND". 2. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-X OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW AND ALL OTHER MONEYS APPROPRIATED, CREDITED OR TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM ANY OTHER FUND OR SOURCE PURSUANT TO LAW. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT THE STATE FROM RECEIVING GRANTS, GIFTS OR BEQUESTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE FUND AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION AND DEPOSITING THEM INTO THE FUND ACCORDING TO LAW. 3. MONIES OF THE FUND SHALL BE EXPENDED ONLY FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PROJECTS APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, OR TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK HEALTH SCIENCE CENTERS OR UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RESEARCHING AND PROMOTING A CURE FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER. 4. MONIES SHALL BE PAYABLE FROM THE FUND ON THE AUDIT AND WARRANT OF THE COMPTROLLER ON VOUCHERS APPROVED AND CERTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH. 5. TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL MONIES RECEIVED DURING A FISCAL YEAR ARE EXPENDED PRIOR TO THE END OF THAT FISCAL YEAR. S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate- ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.

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