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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S1059
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1059 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Vehicle and Traffic Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §301, add §397-c, V & T L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
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
BILL NUMBER:S1059 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to carbon monoxide poisoning PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would require safety inspections include a check of the exhaust system for the purposes of ensuring that carbon monoxide levels in the cab of the vehicle have not reached unsafe levels in excess of 70 ppm. This bill also ensures education against dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning to be given at the time of a new or renewal of a driver's license. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subparagraph (a) of paragraph 1 of subdivision (c) of section 301 of the vehicle and traffic law to include a safety inspection of an exhaust system for the purposes of ensuring that carbon monoxide levels in the cab of the vehicle has not reached unsafe levels in excess of 70ppm. Section 2 amends the vehicle and traffic law by adding a new section 397-c: the Commissioner in consultation with the chair of the consumer protection board, shall prepare and distribute with each operator's license, whether issued or renewed, a pamphlet on the
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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