assembly Bill A1228A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the idling of any passenger vehicle for more than 3 consecutive minutes

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 22, 2014 advanced to third reading cal.743
May 20, 2014 reported
May 08, 2014 print number 1228a
May 08, 2014 amend and recommit to codes
Feb 11, 2014 reported referred to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 11, 2013 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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A1228 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0327, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7606
2015-2016: A315
2017-2018: A923
2019-2020: A1698

A1228 - Summary

Prohibits the idling of any passenger vehicle, with certain exceptions, for more than 3 consecutive minutes; first violation is a warning, second violations of such section are traffic infractions punishable by a fine of $150.

A1228 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1228

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ABINANTI, GALEF, KAVANAGH, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE,
  LAVINE, PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Environ-
  mental Conservation

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  idling time of passenger 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. EMISSIONS FROM DIESEL ENGINES AND PASSENGER VEHICLES; LIMITA-
            TIONS.
  1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE
THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "PASSENGER VEHICLE" SHALL MEAN ANY MOTOR VEHICLE, LIGHT-DUTY TRUCK
WITH  A  GROSS  VEHICLE WEIGHT OF EIGHTY-FIVE HUNDRED POUNDS OR LESS, OR
ANY OTHER VEHICLE WHOSE PRIMARY USE IS NONCOMMERCIAL PERSONAL  TRANSPOR-
TATION.   SUCH DEFINITION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE "MOTORCYCLE", "TAXICAB" AND
"LIVERY" AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE  OF  THE  VEHICLE  AND
TRAFFIC LAW.
  (B)  "HYBRID-ELECTRIC  VEHICLE" SHALL MEAN ANY PASSENGER VEHICLE WHICH
DRAWS PROPULSION FROM BOTH AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE (OR HEAT ENGINE
THAT USES COMBUSTIBLE FUEL), AN ENERGY  STORAGE  DEVICE  AND  EMPLOYS  A
REGENERATIVE VEHICLE BRAKING SYSTEM THAT RECOVERS WASTE ENERGY TO CHARGE
SUCH ENERGY STORAGE DEVICE.
  2.   NO PERSON SHALL ALLOW OR PERMIT THE ENGINE OF A PASSENGER VEHICLE
TO IDLE FOR MORE THAN THREE CONSECUTIVE MINUTES WHEN THE PASSENGER VEHI-
CLE IS NOT IN MOTION, EXCEPT THAT THIS PROVISION SHALL NOT APPLY WHEN:
  (A) SUCH VEHICLE IS FORCED TO REMAIN  MOTIONLESS  BECAUSE  OF  TRAFFIC
CONDITIONS OVER WHICH THE OPERATOR THEREOF HAS NO CONTROL;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03587-01-3

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A1228A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0327, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7606
2015-2016: A315
2017-2018: A923
2019-2020: A1698

A1228A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the idling of any passenger vehicle, with certain exceptions, for more than 3 consecutive minutes; first violation is a warning, second violations of such section are traffic infractions punishable by a fine of $150.

A1228A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1228--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ABINANTI, GALEF, KAVANAGH, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE,
  LAVINE, PAULIN, BUCHWALD -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Environmental Conservation -- recommitted to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation in accordance with Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --
  reported   and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  idling time of passenger 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 19-0327 to read as follows:
S 19-0327. EMISSIONS FROM PASSENGER VEHICLES; LIMITATIONS.
  1.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE
THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "PASSENGER VEHICLE" SHALL MEAN ANY MOTOR VEHICLE, LIGHT-DUTY TRUCK
WITH A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT OF EIGHTY-FIVE HUNDRED POUNDS  OR  LESS,  OR
ANY  OTHER VEHICLE WHOSE PRIMARY USE IS NONCOMMERCIAL PERSONAL TRANSPOR-
TATION.  SUCH DEFINITION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE "MOTORCYCLE", "TAXICAB"  AND
"LIVERY"  AS  SUCH  TERMS  ARE DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE OF THE VEHICLE AND
TRAFFIC LAW.
  (B) "HYBRID-ELECTRIC VEHICLE" SHALL MEAN ANY PASSENGER  VEHICLE  WHICH
DRAWS PROPULSION FROM BOTH AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE (OR HEAT ENGINE
THAT  USES  COMBUSTIBLE  FUEL),  AN  ENERGY STORAGE DEVICE AND EMPLOYS A
REGENERATIVE VEHICLE BRAKING SYSTEM THAT RECOVERS WASTE ENERGY TO CHARGE
SUCH ENERGY STORAGE DEVICE.
  2.  NO PERSON SHALL ALLOW OR PERMIT THE ENGINE OF A PASSENGER  VEHICLE
TO IDLE FOR MORE THAN THREE CONSECUTIVE MINUTES WHEN THE PASSENGER VEHI-
CLE IS NOT IN MOTION, EXCEPT THAT THIS PROVISION SHALL NOT APPLY WHEN:

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