senate Bill S5226A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides that motor vehicles, with certain exceptions, shall not be operated with an accumulation of snow or ice on the surface thereof

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 12, 2010 advanced to third reading
Apr 08, 2010 2nd report cal.
Apr 07, 2010 1st report cal.332
Feb 09, 2010 reported and committed to codes
Jan 06, 2010 referred to transportation
May 26, 2009 print number 5226a
May 26, 2009 amend and recommit to codes
May 19, 2009 reported and committed to codes
Apr 27, 2009 referred to transportation

Votes

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Apr 7, 2010 - Codes committee Vote

S5226A
9
3
committee
9
Aye
3
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Apr 7, 2010

Feb 9, 2010 - Transportation committee Vote

S5226A
12
2
committee
12
Aye
2
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2010

nay (2)

S5226 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4209
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1229-e, amd §125, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1321, A2346
2013-2014: S395, A3687
2015-2016: S998, A1862
2017-2018: S4179, A2153

S5226 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that motor vehicles, with certain exceptions, shall not be operated with an accumulation of snow or ice on the surface thereof; establishes fines for violation of these provisions.

S5226 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5226 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


            

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S5226A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4209
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1229-e, amd §125, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1321, A2346
2013-2014: S395, A3687
2015-2016: S998, A1862
2017-2018: S4179, A2153

S5226A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that motor vehicles, with certain exceptions, shall not be operated with an accumulation of snow or ice on the surface thereof; establishes fines for violation of these provisions.

S5226A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5226A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5226--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DILAN,  DIAZ,  HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation -- reported favorably from said committee and committed
  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  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  requiring
  surfaces  of certain motor vehicles to be cleared of accumulated snow,
  sleet, or hail

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

  Section  1.    The  vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 1229-e to read as follows:
  S 1229-E. CLEARANCE OF SNOW, SLEET, AND HAIL. 1. NO PERSON SHALL OPER-
ATE A MOTOR VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC STREET OR  HIGHWAY  WHILE  THERE  IS  AN
ACCUMULATION  OF  SNOW, SLEET, OR HAIL ON THE ROOF OR CARGO BED SURFACES
THEREOF, WHETHER OF ANY OCCUPANT COMPARTMENT, TRAILER,  OR  OTHER  CARGO
COMPARTMENT IN EXCESS OF THREE INCHES.
  2.  THE REMOVAL OF ACCUMULATED SNOW, SLEET, OR HAIL REQUIRED BY SUBDI-
VISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY DURING THE FALLING  OF  SNOW,
SLEET,  OR HAIL OR WITHIN THREE HOURS AFTER THE CESSATION OF THE FALLING
THEREOF.
  3. (A) THE OPERATOR OF A NON-COMMERCIAL VEHICLE IN  VIOLATION  OF  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION,  EXCLUDING  A DISABLED OPERATOR, SHALL BE
SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY  DOLLARS  NOR  MORE
THAN EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS.
  (B) THE OPERATOR, OWNER, LESSEE, BAILEE OR ANY ONE OF THE AFORESAID IF
A  COMMERCIAL  MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN
FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN TWELVE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS.
  4. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY  TO  ANY  AUTOMOBILE
TRANSPORTER, MOTORCYCLE, OR AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06338-04-9

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