assembly Bill A5195

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires automobiles sold in this state with model year 2013 and thereafter to be equipped with a blind spot monitoring device

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Feb 21, 2013 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

A5195 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง379, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6955
2011-2012: A1605
2015-2016: A8428
2017-2018: A3864
2019-2020: A3202

A5195 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires automobiles sold in this state with model year 2013 and thereafter to be equipped with a blind spot monitoring device.

A5195 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5195

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 21, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  requiring
  all  new motor vehicles sold in this state to be equipped with a blind
  spot monitoring device

  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 379 to read as follows:
  S 379. BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION,
THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A.  "BLIND  SPOT  MONITORING  DEVICE"  SHALL  MEAN A SYSTEM OF DIGITAL
CAMERAS OR OTHER MEDIA RECORDING DEVICES FITTED WITHIN THE  BODY  OR  ON
THE EXTERIOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH IS CAPABLE OF MONITORING ALL BLIND
SPOTS  ASSOCIATED  WITH SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE AND WHICH GENERATES A WARNING
TO THE OPERATOR OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE, BY MEANS OF A LIGHT, A BUZZER  OR
BOTH, WHEN ANY OBJECT IS DETECTED IN SUCH BLIND SPOT; AND
  B.  "BLIND SPOT" SHALL MEAN AN AREA OF THE ROAD THAT CANNOT BE SEEN BY
THE OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE LOOKING FORWARD OR THROUGH  EITHER
THE REAR-VIEW OR SIDE MIRRORS.
  2.  COMMENCING  WITH  MODEL  YEAR TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN AND EVERY MODEL
YEAR THEREAFTER, EVERY AUTOMOBILE SOLD IN THIS STATE SHALL  BE  EQUIPPED
WITH  A BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. THE COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY AUTHOR-
IZED AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR  THE
IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08664-01-3