senate Bill S1321B

2011-2012 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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 01, 2012 print number 1321b
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Mar 11, 2011 print number 1321a
amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2011 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S1321 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1229-e, amd §125 & 200, V & T L; add §74-a, St Fin L; add §389, Pub Auth L; add §23, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5226A

S1321 - 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 and a fund for the state's portion of such fines, the "snow and ice removal fund" with 10% of the funds going to an annual DMV report on the fund, 25% going to each the DOT and the Thruway authority for establishing snow and ice removal sites on their roads, 30% for a DOT grant program and 10% for a public awareness campaign.

S1321 - Sponsor Memo

S1321 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1321

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DILAN,  DIAZ,  HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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 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.
  S 2. Section 125 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter
365 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03010-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S1321A - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1229-e, amd §125 & 200, V & T L; add §74-a, St Fin L; add §389, Pub Auth L; add §23, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5226A

S1321A - 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 and a fund for the state's portion of such fines, the "snow and ice removal fund" with 10% of the funds going to an annual DMV report on the fund, 25% going to each the DOT and the Thruway authority for establishing snow and ice removal sites on their roads, 30% for a DOT grant program and 10% for a public awareness campaign.

S1321A - Sponsor Memo

S1321A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1321--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. DILAN, AVELLA, DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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

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; to amend the state finance law, the public authorities
  law  and  the  transportation  law,  in  relation  to the snow and ice
  removal fund; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

  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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03010-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S1321B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1229-e, amd §125 & 200, V & T L; add §74-a, St Fin L; add §389, Pub Auth L; add §23, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5226A

S1321B (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 and a fund for the state's portion of such fines, the "snow and ice removal fund" with 10% of the funds going to an annual DMV report on the fund, 25% going to each the DOT and the Thruway authority for establishing snow and ice removal sites on their roads, 30% for a DOT grant program and 10% for a public awareness campaign.

S1321B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1321B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1321--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DILAN,  ADDABBO,  AVELLA, DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  HUNTLEY -- 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 -- recommitted to the Committee on Transportation in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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; to amend the state finance law, the public authorities
  law  and  the  transportation  law,  in  relation  to the snow and ice
  removal fund; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

  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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03010-04-2

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