Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 21, 2014
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S6648
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-S6648 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S6648 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6648 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring certain vehicles to be equipped with side under-ride guards PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires every truck, tractor, and tractor-trailer or semi-trailer combination registered in New York which meets certain conditions to be equipped with side under-ride guards while operating in New York City on highways other than controlled-access highways. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law by adding a new subdivision 10-f. This subdivision mandates that certain vehicles be equipped with side under-ride guards while in operation on New York City highways, and directs the Commissioner of the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles, in consultation with the Commissioner of the NYS Department of Transportation, to promulgate rules and regulations for the proper standards and specifications of the side under-ride guards. Section 2 of the bill states that the act will be repealed if any federal agency or court determines that the act would render New York
2013-S6648 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6648 I N S E N A T E February 21, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 certain vehicles to be equipped with side under-ride guards 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 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 SIDE UNDER-RIDE GUARDS AFFIXED TO THE SIDES OF SUCH VEHICLES IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH RULES AND REGULATIONS THAT SHALL BE PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION. S 2. 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 3. 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 4. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate- ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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