senate Bill S1745A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires electronic monitoring systems on school buses in the city of New York

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2012 print number 1745a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jan 12, 2011 referred to transportation

S1745 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L; add §3624-a, amd §3623-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2583

S1745 - Summary

Requires monitoring systems on school buses in the city of New York; requires retrofitting, notification and record keeping.

S1745 - Sponsor Memo

S1745 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1745

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 and the  education  law,  in
  relation  to  electronic  monitoring  equipment on school buses in the
  city of New York

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

  Section  1.  Section  375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 21-j to read as follows:
  21-J. EVERY NEW SCHOOL BUS USED TO TRANSPORT SEVEN OR MORE CHILDREN IN
A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL BE EQUIPPED WITH A
SCHOOL BUS ELECTRONIC MONITORING SYSTEM ON AND  AFTER  SEPTEMBER  FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND  FOURTEEN, AND EVERY SCHOOL BUS IN SERVICE FOR SUCH TRANS-
PORT SHALL BE SO EQUIPPED NOT LATER THAN SEPTEMBER FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND
SEVENTEEN,  PURSUANT TO RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONERS OF  TRANSPORTATION  AND
EDUCATION.    FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "SCHOOL BUS
ELECTRONIC MONITORING SYSTEM" MEANS ONE OR MORE ELECTRONIC DEVICES CAPA-
BLE OF RECORDING THE SPEED, SOUND, CONDUCT AND MOVEMENT OF PERSONS WITH-
IN THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER COMPARTMENTS OF THE BUS.   SUCH  SYSTEM  MAY
ALSO  INCLUDE ONE OR MORE DEVICES DESIGNED TO SIMULATE THE APPEARANCE OF
AN OPERABLE VIDEO CAMERA OR OTHER DEVICE.
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new  section  3624-a  to
read as follows:
  S  3624-A. SCHOOL BUS ELECTRONIC MONITORING SYSTEMS. THE COMMISSIONER,
IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  MOTOR  VEHICLES, SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE
EQUIPPING, PLACEMENT, INSTALLATION, AND USE  OF  SCHOOL  BUS  ELECTRONIC
MONITORING  SYSTEMS  IN SCHOOL BUSES AS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
TWENTY-ONE-J OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE OF  THE  VEHICLE  AND
TRAFFIC  LAW.    FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "SCHOOL BUS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05061-01-1

S1745A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L; add §3624-a, amd §3623-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2583

S1745A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires monitoring systems on school buses in the city of New York; requires retrofitting, notification and record keeping.

S1745A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1745A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1745--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation  --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Transportation in accordance 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 and the education law, in
  relation to electronic monitoring equipment on  school  buses  in  the
  city of New York

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

  Section 1. Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 21-j to read as follows:
  21-J. EVERY NEW SCHOOL BUS USED TO TRANSPORT SEVEN OR MORE CHILDREN IN
A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL BE EQUIPPED WITH A
SCHOOL  BUS  ELECTRONIC  MONITORING SYSTEM ON AND AFTER SEPTEMBER FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, AND EVERY SCHOOL BUS IN SERVICE FOR SUCH TRANSPORT
SHALL BE SO EQUIPPED NOT LATER THAN SEPTEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  EIGH-
TEEN,  PURSUANT TO RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER
AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONERS OF TRANSPORTATION  AND  EDUCA-
TION.   FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "SCHOOL BUS ELEC-
TRONIC MONITORING SYSTEM" MEANS ONE OR MORE ELECTRONIC  DEVICES  CAPABLE
OF  RECORDING  THE  SPEED, SOUND, CONDUCT AND MOVEMENT OF PERSONS WITHIN
THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER COMPARTMENTS OF THE BUS.  SUCH SYSTEM MAY  ALSO
INCLUDE  ONE  OR  MORE DEVICES DESIGNED TO SIMULATE THE APPEARANCE OF AN
OPERABLE VIDEO CAMERA OR OTHER DEVICE.
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new  section  3624-a  to
read as follows:
  S  3624-A. SCHOOL BUS ELECTRONIC MONITORING SYSTEMS. THE COMMISSIONER,
IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  MOTOR  VEHICLES, SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE
EQUIPPING, PLACEMENT, INSTALLATION, AND USE  OF  SCHOOL  BUS  ELECTRONIC

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05061-02-2

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