senate Bill S414A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires that instruction in the laws relating to handicapped parking be included in the pre-licensing driver's course

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
Nov 09, 2009 print number 414b
amend and recommit to rules
committed to rules
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Sep 16, 2009 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Feb 10, 2009 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 05, 2009 advanced to third reading
Feb 04, 2009 2nd report cal.
Feb 03, 2009 1st report cal.9
Jan 30, 2009 print number 414a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 07, 2009 referred to transportation

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S414 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law

S414 - Bill Texts

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Relates to parking spaces for handicapped persons; provides that the commissioner of motor vehicles shall provide in any pre-licensing course a mandatory component of education of the laws relating to handicapped accessible parking.

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BILL NUMBER: S414

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to parking
spaces for handicapped persons


PURPOSE :
Requires that instruction in the laws relating to handicapped parking
be included in the pre-licensing driver's course.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Amends paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehicle
and traffic law, as amended by chapter 585 of the laws of 2002, by
adding a new paragraph (h).

JUSTIFICATION :
Violations of the handicapped parking laws are frequent,
inconsiderate, and unnecessary. Before receiving a driver's license,
New Yorkers should be taught the laws pertaining to handicapped
parking. Making more New Yorkers aware of these laws should reduce the
number of illegal parking violations, and improve awareness and
sensitivity of all drivers.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
2007/2008 - S.803 Remained in the Senate Committee on Transportation
2005/2006 - S.1408/A.2637 Remained in the Committees on Transportation
2003/2004 - S.2248/A.4686 Remained in the Committees on Transportation
2001/2002 - S.5295/A.1628 Remained in the Committees on Transportation

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have
been in full force and effect on the same date as section 2 of chapter
585 of the laws of 2002 took effect.
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   414

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BRESLIN, ADAMS, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, ONORATO,
  SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  vehicle and traffic law, in relation to parking
  spaces for handicapped persons

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 585 of the laws of  2002,  is
amended and a new paragraph (h) is added to read as follows:
  (b)  Upon successful completion of the requirements set forth in para-
graph (a) of this subdivision which shall include an  alcohol  and  drug
education component as described in paragraph (c) of this subdivision, a
"Road  Rage" awareness component as described in paragraph (c-1) of this
subdivision [and], a "Work Zone Safety" awareness component as described
in paragraph (c-2) of this subdivision,  AND  INSTRUCTION  IN  THE  LAWS
RELATING TO PARKING SPACES FOR THE HANDICAPPED AS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH
(H)  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION, the commissioner shall cause the applicant to
take a road test in a representative vehicle of a type prescribed by the
commissioner which shall be appropriate to the type of license for which
application is made, except that the commissioner  may  waive  the  road
test  requirements  for  certain classes of applicants. The commissioner
shall have the power to establish a program to allow persons other  than
employees  of  the  department  to  conduct road tests in representative
vehicles when such tests are required for applicants to obtain  a  class
A,  B  or  C license.   If she chooses to do so, she shall set forth her
reasons in writing and conduct a public hearing on the matter. She shall
only establish such a program after holding the public hearing.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03588-01-9

S. 414                              2

  (H) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE IN THE  PRE-LICENSING  COURSE,  SET
FORTH  IN  PARAGRAPH  (B)  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION A MANDATORY COMPONENT IN
EDUCATION OF THE LAWS RELATING TO HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE PARKING.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to
have been in full force and effect on the same  date  as  section  2  of
chapter 585 of the laws of 2002 took effect.

S414A - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law

S414A - Bill Texts

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Relates to parking spaces for handicapped persons; provides that the commissioner of motor vehicles shall provide in any pre-licensing course a mandatory component of education of the laws relating to handicapped accessible parking.

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BILL NUMBER: S414A


TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to parking
spaces for handicapped persons


PURPOSE :
Requires that instruction in the laws relating to handicapped parking
be included in the pre-licensing driver's course.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Amends paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehicle
and traffic law, as amended by chapter 585 of the laws of 2002, by
adding a new paragraph (h).

JUSTIFICATION :
Violations of the handicapped parking laws are frequent,
inconsiderate, and unnecessary. Before receiving a driver's license,
New Yorkers should be taught the laws pertaining to handicapped
parking. Making more New Yorkers aware of these laws should reduce the
number of illegal parking violations, and improve awareness and
sensitivity of all drivers.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
2007/2008 - S.803 Remained in the Senate Committee on Transportation
2005/2006 - S.1408/A.2637 Remained in the Committees on Transportation
2003/2004 - S.2248/A.4686 Remained in the Committees on Transportation
2001/2002 - S.5295/ A.1628 Remained in the Committees on
Transportation

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
This law shall go into effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become law.
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S414B (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law

S414B (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Relates to parking spaces for handicapped persons; provides that the commissioner of motor vehicles shall provide in any pre-licensing course a mandatory component of education of the laws relating to handicapped accessible parking.

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BILL NUMBER: S414B

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to parking
spaces for handicapped persons


PURPOSE :
Requires that instruction in the laws relating to handicapped parking
be included in the pre-licensing driver's course.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Amends paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehicle
and traffic law, as amended by chapter 585 of the laws of 2002, by
adding a new paragraph (i).

JUSTIFICATION :
Violations of the handicapped parking laws are frequent,
inconsiderate, and unnecessary. Before receiving a driver's license,
New Yorkers should be taught the laws pertaining to handicapped
parking. Making more New Yorkers aware of these laws should reduce the
number of illegal parking violations, and improve awareness and
sensitivity of all drivers.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
2007/2008 - S.803 Remained in the Senate Committee on Transportation
2005/2006 - S.1408/A.2637 Remained in the Committees on Transportation
2003/2004 - S.2248/A.4686 Remained in the Committees on Transportation
2001/2002 - S.5295/A.1628 Remained in the Committees on Transportation

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it
shall have become law.
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 414--B
    Cal. No. 9

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BRESLIN, ADAMS, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, ONORATO,
  SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to the Committee on Transportation -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third reading, passed  by  Senate  and
  delivered  to  the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to
  third reading, -- committed to the Committee  on  Rules  --  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 parking
  spaces for handicapped persons

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 585 of the laws of  2002,  is
amended and a new paragraph (i) is added to read as follows:
  (b)  Upon successful completion of the requirements set forth in para-
graph (a) of this subdivision which shall include an  alcohol  and  drug
education component as described in paragraph (c) of this subdivision, a
"Road  Rage" awareness component as described in paragraph (c-1) of this
subdivision [and], a "Work Zone Safety" awareness component as described
in paragraph (c-2) of this subdivision,  AND  INSTRUCTION  IN  THE  LAWS
RELATING TO PARKING SPACES FOR THE HANDICAPPED AS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH
(I)  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION, the commissioner shall cause the applicant to
take a road test in a representative vehicle of a type prescribed by the
commissioner which shall be appropriate to the type of license for which
application is made, except that the commissioner  may  waive  the  road
test  requirements  for  certain classes of applicants. The commissioner
shall have the power to establish a program to allow persons other  than

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03588-03-9

S. 414--B                           2

employees  of  the  department  to  conduct road tests in representative
vehicles when such tests are required for applicants to obtain  a  class
A,  B  or  C license.   If she chooses to do so, she shall set forth her
reasons in writing and conduct a public hearing on the matter. She shall
only establish such a program after holding the public hearing.
  (I)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL PROVIDE IN THE PRE-LICENSING COURSE, SET
FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS  SUBDIVISION  A  MANDATORY  COMPONENT  IN
EDUCATION OF THE LAWS RELATING TO HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE PARKING.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

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