senate Bill S36

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits idling by heavy-duty vehicles

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Apr 05, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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S36 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6224
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0326, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5287D, A11028A

S36 - Summary

Prohibits idling by heavy-duty vehicles.

S36 - Sponsor Memo

S36 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   36

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  DILAN,  DUANE, KLEIN -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  prohibiting idling by heavy-duty vehicles

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 19-0326 to read as follows:
S 19-0326. PROHIBITION ON IDLING BY HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLES.
  1. NO PERSON SHALL ALLOW OR PERMIT THE IDLING OF A HEAVY-DUTY  VEHICLE
FOR  MORE THAN THREE MINUTES EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY THE DEPART-
MENT IN REGULATION.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT MAY ADOPT AND UPDATE, FROM TIME TO TIME, REGULATIONS
NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.  THE  REGULATIONS
SHALL INCLUDE ANY EXEMPTIONS DEEMED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO BE NECESSARY OR
APPROPRIATE.
  3.  AS  USED IN THIS SECTION "HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLE" MEANS A VEHICLE THAT
HAS A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING EXCEEDING EIGHT THOUSAND FIVE  HUNDRED
POUNDS DESIGNED PRIMARILY FOR TRANSPORTING PERSONS OR PROPERTIES.
  4.  THE  DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHI-
CLES, SHALL CONDUCT OUTREACH AND PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS  ON  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SECTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS THROUGHOUT THE
STATE.
  5. NO LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE GOVERNING THE IDLING OF HEAVY-DUTY  VEHI-
CLES SHALL BE PREEMPTED BY THIS SECTION. THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO
AUTHORIZED  EMERGENCY  VEHICLES AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED ONE OF
THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM THE IDLING RESTRICTIONS
SET FORTH IN SECTION 24-163 OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF  THE  CITY  OF
NEW YORK.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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