assembly Bill A225A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides that no person sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in the back seat of a motor vehicle unless such person is restrained by a safety belt

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2010 3rd reading cal.187
substituted for s1169b
Jan 26, 2010 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.10
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jul 16, 2009 committed to rules
3rd reading cal.901
substituted for s1169b
Apr 20, 2009 recommitted to transportation
returned to senate
repassed assembly
Apr 01, 2009 amended on third reading 225a
Apr 01, 2009 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Jan 26, 2009 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 15, 2009 advanced to third reading cal.1
Jan 13, 2009 reported
reported referred to codes
Jan 07, 2009 referred to transportation

A225 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1169
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1229-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1306, S1337
2013-2014: A6657, S389
2015-2016: A2449, S1535
2017-2018: A1582, S2928
2019-2020: A6163

A225 - Summary

Provides that no person shall be a passenger in the back seat of a motor vehicle unless such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner of motor vehicles.

A225 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   225

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JEFFRIES, DINOWITZ, GALEF, MAYERSOHN, BENEDETTO,
  ESPAILLAT, FIELDS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  BRENNAN,  COOK,
  GOTTFRIED,  GREENE, HOOPER, JOHN, MAGNARELLI, MAISEL, PHEFFER, WALKER,
  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Transporta-
  tion

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 1 of section 1229-c of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. No person shall operate a motor vehicle in this state  unless:  (a)
all  back  seat  passengers  of  such  vehicle under the age of four are
restrained in a specially designed seat which meets  the  Federal  Motor
Vehicle  Safety  Standards  set  forth in 49 C.F.R. 571.213 and which is
either permanently affixed or is affixed to such  vehicle  by  a  safety
belt, or in the event that the weight of such passenger under the age of
four  exceeds  forty  pounds, such passenger may be restrained (i) in an
appropriate child restraint system as defined  in  subdivision  four  of
this section used with combination lap safety and shoulder harness belts
or  (ii)  by a lap safety belt in the event such vehicle is not equipped
with combination lap safety and shoulder harness belts or all the combi-
nation lap safety and shoulder harness belts are being used to  properly
restrain other passengers who are under the age of sixteen; (b) all back
seat  passengers of such vehicle who are age four or older but under age
seven (i) are restrained in an appropriate  child  restraint  system  as
defined  in  subdivision  four of this section used with combination lap
and shoulder harness belts or (ii) are restrained in a lap  safety  belt
in  the  event  such vehicle is not equipped with combination lap safety

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A225A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1169
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1229-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1306, S1337
2013-2014: A6657, S389
2015-2016: A2449, S1535
2017-2018: A1582, S2928
2019-2020: A6163

A225A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that no person shall be a passenger in the back seat of a motor vehicle unless such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner of motor vehicles.

A225A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 225--A
                                                          Cal. No. 1

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JEFFRIES, DINOWITZ, GALEF, MAYERSOHN, BENEDETTO,
  ESPAILLAT, FIELDS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  BRENNAN,  COOK,
  GOTTFRIED,  HOOPER,  JOHN,  MAGNARELLI, MAISEL, PHEFFER, WEISENBERG --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation -- passed by
  Assembly and delivered to the Senate, recalled from the  Senate,  vote
  reconsidered,  bill amended, ordered reprinted, retaining its place on
  the order of third reading

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
follows:
  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.
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