senate Bill S200

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits idling by heavy-duty vehicles

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S200 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3098
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0326, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S36, A6224
2009-2010: S5287D, A11028A

S200 - Summary

Prohibits idling by heavy-duty vehicles.

S200 - Sponsor Memo

S200 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   200

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting idling by heavy-duty 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. PROHIBITION ON IDLING BY HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLES.
  1.  NO PERSON SHALL ALLOW OR PERMIT THE IDLING OF A HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLE
FOR MORE THAN THREE MINUTES EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY THE  DEPART-
MENT IN REGULATION.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT MAY ADOPT AND UPDATE, FROM TIME TO TIME, REGULATIONS
NECESSARY  TO  IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. THE REGULATIONS
SHALL INCLUDE ANY EXEMPTIONS DEEMED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO BE NECESSARY OR
APPROPRIATE.
  3. AS USED IN THIS SECTION "HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLE" MEANS A  VEHICLE  THAT
HAS  A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING EXCEEDING EIGHT THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED
POUNDS DESIGNED PRIMARILY FOR TRANSPORTING PERSONS OR PROPERTIES.
  4. THE DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF  MOTOR  VEHI-
CLES,  SHALL  CONDUCT  OUTREACH AND PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ON THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT  OFFICERS  THROUGHOUT  THE
STATE.
  5.  NO LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE GOVERNING THE IDLING OF HEAVY-DUTY VEHI-
CLES SHALL BE PREEMPTED BY THIS SECTION. THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO
AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED  ONE  OF
THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM THE IDLING RESTRICTIONS
SET  FORTH  IN  SECTION 24-163 OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF THE CITY OF
NEW YORK.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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