senate Bill S1059

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires passenger cabs be inspected for carbon monoxide levels and requires information on warning signs of such to be distributed with each operator's license

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
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S1059 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, add §397-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2079

S1059 - Summary

Requires passenger cabs be inspected for unsafe carbon monoxide levels and requires information on the warning signs of carbon monoxide poisoning to be distributed with each operator's license, issued or renewed.

S1059 - Sponsor Memo

S1059 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1059

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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  carbon
  monoxide poisoning

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (a) of  paragraph  1  of  subdivision  (c)  of
section  301  of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by section 5 of
part V1 of chapter 62 of the  laws  of  2003,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (a)  A  safety  inspection  shall  be made with respect to the brakes;
steering mechanism; wheel alignment; lights, including but  not  limited
to the lights which are designed and placed on a vehicle for the purpose
of  illuminating  the vehicle's license plates; odometer; tire pressure;
seat safety belts; shoulder harness safety belts; EXHAUST SYSTEM FOR THE
PURPOSES OF ENSURING THAT CARBON MONOXIDE LEVELS IN THE CAB OF THE VEHI-
CLE HAVE NOT REACHED UNSAFE LEVELS IN EXCESS OF 70 PARTS PER MILLION and
such other mechanisms and  equipment  as  shall  be  determined  by  the
commissioner  to  be  necessary  for  proper  and  safe operations. Such
inspection shall also be made with  respect  to  vehicle  identification
number.  Upon inspection, the mileage appearing on the odometer shall be
recorded upon the inspection sticker.
  S 2. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding  a  new  section
397-c to read as follows:
  S  397-C. EDUCATION AGAINST DANGERS OF CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.  THE
COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CHAIR OF THE CONSUMER  PROTECTION
BOARD, SHALL PREPARE AND DISTRIBUTE WITH EACH OPERATOR'S LICENSE, WHETH-
ER ISSUED OR RENEWED, A PAMPHLET ON THE WARNING SIGNS OF CARBON MONOXIDE
POISONING  AND THE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN TO PREVENT SUCH ACCI-
DENTAL POISONING.

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

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