Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 18, 2014
defeated in transportation
|Feb 24, 2014
notice of committee consideration - requested
|Jan 08, 2014
referred to transportation
|Mar 21, 2013
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S4326
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S4326 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S4326 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4326 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring the use of rear wheel guards on certain vehicles PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Establishes the Amara Diarrassouba Life Saving Track Guard Law. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the vehicle and traffic law by adding a new subdivision 10-f. Requires certain vehicles that are operated within a city having a population of one million or more to be equipped with rear wheel guards on the rear wheels of such vehicles. Section 2. Provides for this act to be repealed if it renders New York state ineligible for federal funds. Section 3. Severability Clause Section 4. Effective Date EXISTING LAW: None.
2013-S4326 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4326 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 21, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- 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 use of rear wheel guards on certain vehicles THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Amara Diarrassouba life saving truck guard law". S 2. Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subdivision 10-f to read as follows: 10-F. EVERY TRUCK, TRACTOR, AND TRACTOR-TRAILER OR SEMITRAILER COMBI- NATION REGISTERED IN THIS STATE HAVING A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING OF TWENTY-SIX THOUSAND POUNDS OR MORE, AND A CONVENTIONAL CAB CONFIGURATION IN WHICH MORE THAN HALF OF THE ENGINE LENGTH IS FORWARD OF THE FOREMOST POINT OF THE WINDSHIELD BASE AND THE STEERING WHEEL HUB IS IN THE FORWARD QUARTER OF THE VEHICLE LENGTH, WHENEVER OPERATED WITHIN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE ON HIGHWAYS OTHER THAN CONT- ROLLED-ACCESS HIGHWAYS, SHALL BE EQUIPPED WITH REAR WHEEL GUARDS ON THE REAR WHEELS OF SUCH VEHICLE OR COMBINATION OF VEHICLES. S 3. This act shall be deemed repealed if any federal agency or any court of competent jurisdiction finally determines that this act would render New York state ineligible for the receipt of federal funds. S 4. Severability. If any clause, sentence, subdivision, paragraph, section or part of this act be adjudged by any court of competent juris- diction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invali- date the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, subdivision, paragraph, section or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered. S 5. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09940-02-3
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