New York Bill to Provide Single Plate for Historic Motor Vehicles Approved by Senate; Moves to Assembly


DON’T DELAY!  Please voice your Support for S.B. 832 immediately from the All Members of the Assembly Transportation Committee by emailing now:

You may use the following points in your message:

  • S.B. 832 would help protect the aesthetic contours of certain historic vehicles and relieve vehicle owners of the burden and expense of having to create mounting holes on some original bumpers.   
  • S.B. 832 would save money, conserve resources and bring New York in line with other comparable states that are moving to a single plate requirement. 
  • S.B. 832 provides that the single plate requirement would take effect on January 1 in the year after the bill was enacted into law.  

Overview: Legislation (S.B. 832) was introduced to provide that a historical motor vehicle which was not manufactured with a license plate display area on the front of the vehicle may display only a single plate on the rear of the vehicle.  The bill will be considered by the Senate Transportation Committee.