|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to transportation|
|Mar 28, 2011||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S4284
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4284 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Vehicle and Traffic Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §1229-e, amd §125, V & T L
S4284 - Summary
Requires the surfaces of non-commercial vehicles and commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of ten thousand pounds or less to be cleared of accumulated snow, sleet or hail; exempts any automobile transporter, motorcycle or authorized emergency vehicle; imposes fines.
S4284 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4284 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring the surfaces of certain vehicles to be cleared of accumulated snow, sleet, or hail PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will require the surfaces of non-commercial vehicles to be cleared of accumulated snow, sleet or hail. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill amends the vehicle and traffic law by adding a new section 1229-e which requires the removal of snow, sleet or hail from any non-commercial, or commercial vehicle weighing less than ten thousand pounds traveling on a public street or highway. 2. This section shall not apply during the falling of snow. 3. This section provides for a penalty of not less than fifty ($50) nor more than one hundred and fifty ($150) dollars, excluding disabled operators.
S4284 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4284 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 28, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARTINS -- 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 the surfaces of certain 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 NON-COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE OR A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE WITH A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING OF TEN THOUSAND POUNDS OR LESS 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. 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. 3. THE OPERATOR OF A VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, EXCLUDING A SEVERELY DISABLED PERSON, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FOUR-A OF THIS CHAPTER, SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN FIFTY DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS. 4. THE OPERATOR OF A VEHICLE WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION WHERE SUCH VIOLATION RESULTS IN THE PHYSICAL INJURY OF ANOTHER PERSON, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 10.00 OF THE PENAL LAW, OR DAMAGE TO PROP- ERTY OF ANOTHER PERSON, SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS. ADDITIONALLY, A LICENSE POINT VALUE OF ONE POINT SHALL BE APPLIED. 5. THE OPERATOR OF A VEHICLE WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION WHERE SUCH VIOLATION RESULTS IN THE SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY OF EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08266-02-1
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