Permits issuance of distinctive plates to members of the association of city court judges.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to distinctive plates for association of city court judges
This bill relates to the issuance of distinctive license plates for any current or former city court judge upon registration.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 - The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 404-x to issue distinctive license plates for city court judges.
Section 2 - Effective Date.
To honor city court judges for their distinguished service, this bill would allow current and former city court judges to register for distinctive license plates bearing the words "Association of city Court Judges". The plates will be registered in the same manner as other number plates upon payment for registration after the commissioner approves the applicant's request.
This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7220 IN SENATE May 6, 2014 ___________Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- 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 distinctive plates for association of city court judges 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 PLATES FOR ASSOCIATION OF CITY COURT JUDGES. 1. ANY CURRENT OR FORMER CITY COURT JUDGE THAT IS OR WAS A MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION OF CITY COURT JUDGES OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE ISSUED A LICENSE PLATE BEARING THE WORDS "ASSOCIATION OF CITY COURT JUDGES". IF A DISTINCTIVE PLATE IS ISSUED TO A CURRENT OR FORMER CITY COURT JUDGE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, ADDITIONAL DISTINCTIVE PLATES MAY BE ISSUED FOR EVERY VEHICLE REGISTERED IN THE NAME OF THE CURRENT OR FORMER CITY COURT JUDGE IN THIS STATE. APPLICATION FOR SUCH LICENSE PLATES SHALL BE FILED WITH THE COMMISSIONER IN SUCH FORM AND DETAIL AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE. 2. THE DISTINCTIVE PLATE AUTHORIZED BY THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED UPON PROOF, SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSIONER, THAT THE APPLICANT IS A CURRENT OR FORMER CITY COURT JUDGE. 3. A DISTINCTIVE PLATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE ISSUED IN THE SAME MANNER AS OTHER NUMBER PLATES UPON PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE PRESCRIBED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE AND AN ADDITIONAL ONE TIME SERVICE CHARGE OF TWENTY DOLLARS SHALL BE CHARGED FOR SUCH PLATE. 4. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION AND THE FEES PRESCRIBED OR PERMITTED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE, THERE SHALL BE NO CHARGE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A NUMBER PLATE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION TO A CURRENT OR FORMER CITY COURT JUDGE, NOR SHALL THERE BE IMPOSED AN ADDITIONAL SERVICE CHARGE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH PLATE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14725-02-4