S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2009-2010 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 27, 2009
Introduced by Sen. DILAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- commit-
tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
mitted to said committee -- committee discharged, bill amended,
ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to mandatory
seat belt use
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1229-c of the vehicle and traffic
law, as added by chapter 365 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as
3. No person shall operate a motor vehicle unless such person is
restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner. No person
sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in [the front seat of]
a motor vehicle unless such person is restrained by a safety belt
approved by the commissioner.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.