Senate Bill #838 (2019)

AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES

Provides a special motor vehicle registration plate honoring the New York Yankees for their twenty-seven (27) World Championships and the New York Yankees Universe Fund for the benefit of Rhode Island based charitable organizations.

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  • 2019 – S 0838
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  • S TATE OF RHODE IS L AND
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2019
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES – REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES
  • Introduced By: Senators Lombardi, Lombardo, and DiPalma
  • Date Introduced: April 30, 2019
  • Referred To: Senate SpecialLegislation and Veterans Affairs
  • It is enacted by the GeneralAssembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 31-3 of the General Laws entitled "Registration of Vehicles" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 31-3-121. Special plate to honor the New York Yankees Universe Fund.
  • (a) The administrator of the division of motor vehicles is empowered to make available a special motor vehicle registration plate honoring the twenty-six (26) time world champion New York Yankees and the New York Yankees Universe Fund, a charitable organization.
  • (a) The administrator of the division of motor vehicles is empowered to make available a special motor vehicle registration plate honoring the twenty-seven (27) time world champion New York Yankees and the New York Yankees Universe Fund, a charitable organization.
  • (b) The special plate shall bear the official New York Yankees logo as well as the New York Yankees Universe Fund logo. The special plate shall be displayed upon the same registration number assigned to the vehicle for which it was issued and shall be used in place of and in the same manner as the registration plates issued to the vehicle. The original registration plates for the vehicle shall be removed from the vehicle and the registration certificate for the plates shall be carried in the vehicle, in accordance with § 31-3-9. The registration certificate shall be in effect for the specialplate.
  • (c) The New York Yankees/New York Yankees Universe Fund motor vehicle plates shall be the same size as regular motor vehicle plates and shall be designed in conjunction with the division of motor vehicles, with the design approved by the Rhode Island state police.
  • (d) The New York Yankees/New York Yankees Universe Fund motor vehicle plates shall be subject to a minimum pre-paid order of at least nine hundred (900) plates. The New York Yankees/New York Yankees Universe Fund plates shall not be issued unless the minimum order requirements are met.
  • (d) The New YorkYankees/New York Yankees Universe Fund motor vehicle plates shall be subject to a minimum pre-paid order of at least nine hundred (900) plates. The New York Yankees/New York Yankees Universe Fund plates shall not be issued unless the minimum order requirements are met.
  • (e) The administrator of motor vehicles shall develop application forms, prepayment procedures and any other procedures deemed necessary to carry out the purposes of this section.
  • (f) In addition to the regular prescribed motor vehicle registration fee, New York Yankees/New York Yankees Universe Fund motor vehicle plates shall be subject to a forty dollar ($40.00) issuance surcharge.
  • (g) The forty dollar ($40.00) issuance surcharge shall be allocated as follows: twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be allocated to the general fund and the remaining twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be distributed annually to the New York Yankees Universe Fund to support its financial donations to conquer cancer, in conjunction with the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
  • (f) In addition to the regular prescribed motor vehicle registration fee, New York Yankees/New York Yankees Universe Fund motor vehicle plates shallbe subject to a forty dollar ($40.00) issuance surcharge.
  • (g) The forty dollar ($40.00) issuance surcharge shall be allocated as follows: twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be allocated to the general fund and the remaining twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be distributed annually to the New York Yankees Universe Fund.
  • (h) A ten dollar ($10.00) surcharge for subsequent registration renewals shallbe allocated to the New York Yankees Universe Fund.
  • (i) The New York Yankees Universe Fund shall be required to submit an annual audit, prepared by a certified public accountant, before such monies are distributed.
  • (j) There shall be no refunds for early cancellation of New York Yankees/New York Yankees Universe Fund motor vehicle plates.
  • (k) In consideration of the receipt of funds from the registration of the New York Yankees/New York Yankees Universe Fund, the foundation must use any Rhode Island sourced funds in and for the benefit of Rhode Island based charitable organizations.
  • SECTION 2. This act shalltake effect upon passage.
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  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES – REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES
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  • This act would provide a special motor vehicle registration plate honoring the New York Yankees for their twenty-six (26) World Championships and the New York Yankees Universe Fund for their financial support to conquer childhood cancer.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC002406 ========
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  • This act would provide a special motor vehicle registration plate honoring the New York Yankees for their twenty-seven (27) World Championships and the New York Yankees Universe Fund for the benefit of Rhode Island based charitable organizations.
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Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for Passage

June 27, 2019 at 5:35pm
Yeas: 37 / Nays: 1 / Not voting: 0 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Sen. Algiere Y
Sen. Archambault Y
Sen. Bell Y
Sen. Cano Y
Sen. Ciccone Y
Sen. Conley Y
Sen. Coyne Y
Sen. Crowley Y
Sen. Cruz Y
Sen. DiPalma Y
Sen. Euer Y
Sen. Felag Y
Sen. Gallo Y
Sen. Goldin Y
Sen. Goodwin Y
Sen. Lawson Y
Sen. Lombardi Y
Sen. Lombardo Y
Sen. Lynch Prata Y
Sen. McCaffrey Y
Sen. McKenney Y
Sen. Metts Y
Sen. Miller Y
Sen. Morgan Y
Sen. Murray Y
Sen. Nesselbush Y
Sen. Paolino Y
Sen. Pearson Y
Sen. Picard Y
Sen. Quezada Y
Sen. Raptakis Y
Sen. Rogers Y
Sen. Ruggerio Y
Sen. Satchell N
Sen. Seveney Y
Sen. Sheehan Y
Sen. Sosnowski Y
Sen. Valverde Y