S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to providing state
reimbursement for a portion of the expenses of retrofitting municipal
construction and road equipment to prevent rollovers
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The highway law is amended by adding a new section 318 to
read as follows:
S 318. MUNICIPAL EQUIPMENT ROLLOVER PREVENTION; STATE REIMBURSEMENT.
1. THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, ACTING BY AND THROUGH ITS DIVISION OF LOCAL
GOVERNMENT, SHALL ESTABLISH A PROGRAM WHICH PROVIDES COUNTIES, CITIES,
TOWNS AND VILLAGES WITH REIMBURSEMENT FOR SEVENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE
COSTS AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING PROGRAM AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES,
INCURRED IN THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF PARTS AND EQUIPMENT WHICH
PREVENT THE ROLLOVER OF ANY CONSTRUCTION, EXCAVATION OR ROAD EQUIPMENT
OWNED AND OPERATED BY SUCH MUNICIPALITY.
2. THE SECRETARY OF STATE IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE ANY RULES AND
REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION,
INCLUDING DETERMINING WHICH CONSTRUCTION, EXCAVATION AND ROAD EQUIPMENT
SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT.
3. ONLY EQUIPMENT OWNED AND OPERATED BY A MUNICIPALITY PRIOR TO THE
EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR REIMBURSEMENT
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January 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.