assembly Bill A8113

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the qualifications of bus drivers

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to transportation
Jun 02, 2011 referred to transportation

A8113 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5171
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§509-d, 509-h, & 509-m, add §509-hh, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S761, S6259

A8113 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the qualifications of bus drivers; relates to provisions on investigations and inquiries of bus drivers other than school bus drivers; requires certain motor carriers to supply identifying information and bus registration information to the department.

A8113 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8113

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRAUNSTEIN  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  qualifica-
  tions of bus drivers

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

  Section 1. Section 509-d of the vehicle and traffic law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  (2-A)  INVESTIGATIONS  AND  INQUIRIES OF BUS DRIVERS OTHER THAN SCHOOL
BUS DRIVERS. (A) A MOTOR CARRIER SHALL REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT TO  INITI-
ATE A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK FOR PERSONS HIRED OR RE-HIRED BY SUCH MOTOR
CARRIER ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION AS DRIVERS OF
BUSES,  AS  DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (B), (C), (D) OR (E) OF SUBDIVISION ONE
OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED NINE-A OF THIS ARTICLE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGU-
LATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER REQUIRING SUCH BUS DRIVERS TO SUBMIT TO  THE
MANDATED  FINGERPRINTING  PROCEDURE. ADDITIONALLY, FOR DRIVERS OF BUSES,
AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (B), (C), (D)  OR  (E)  OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF
SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED  NINE-A OF THIS ARTICLE, IN THE EMPLOY OF A MOTOR
CARRIER ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE  MOTOR  CARRIER
SHALL  REQUEST  ON OR BEFORE THE TIME OF ANY SUCH DRIVER'S FIRST RENEWAL
OF LICENSE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION FIVE  HUNDRED  TWO  OF
THIS  TITLE  THAT  THE  DEPARTMENT  INITIATE A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK IN
ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATIONS OF THE  COMMISSIONER.    THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
MOTOR  VEHICLES  AT  THE  REQUEST  OF THE MOTOR CARRIER SHALL INITIATE A
CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK OF ALL BUS DRIVERS HIRED OR RE-HIRED ON OR  AFTER
THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND ALL CURRENT BUS DRIVERS ON OR
BEFORE  THE  TIME  OF  THEIR  FIRST RENEWAL OF LICENSE BY REQUIRING SUCH
APPLICANTS TO SUBMIT TO THE MANDATED FINGERPRINTING PROCEDURE AS PART OF
THE BUS DRIVER QUALIFICATION PROCEDURE.  SUCH  FINGERPRINTING  PROCEDURE
AND  THE RELATED FEE AS WELL AS A PROCEDURE FOR THE RETURN OF SUCH FING-
ERPRINTS UPON APPLICATION OF A PERSON WHO HAS TERMINATED EMPLOYMENT AS A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11014-05-1

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