|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 31, 2013||signed chap.246|
|Jul 19, 2013||delivered to governor|
|Jun 21, 2013||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.688
substituted for a1890
referred to codes
|Jun 20, 2013||delivered to assembly|
|Jun 04, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 03, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|May 30, 2013||1st report cal.825|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S2007Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S2007 - Details
S2007 - Summary
Requires that persons less than eighteen years of age wear a helmet when riding a horse; imposes a $250 fine for any violation.
S2007 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2007 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the general business law, in relation to requiring that persons less than eighteen years of age wear a helmet when riding a horse PURPOSE: Requires that persons less than eighteen years of age wear a helmet when riding a horse. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of Section 1265 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended to increase from 14 to 18 the age in which a person must wear a helmet when riding a horse. Also amends subdivision 2 of Section 1265 of the vehicle and traffic law to increase the maximum amount of the civil fine from $50 to $250 for violating the provisions of this act. Increases from 14 to 18 the age in which a summons can be issued to a parent or guardian for violating the provisions of this act. Section 2. Subdivision 2 of Section 396-dd of the general business law, as added by Chapter 455 of the Laws of 1999, is amended to
S2007 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 2007 A. 1890 2013-2014 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta- tion IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, SWEENEY, RAIA, MONTESANO, LOSQUADRO, FINCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BOYLAND, BRENNAN, GOTTFRIED, MARKEY, McKEVITT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the general business law, in relation to requiring that persons less than eighteen years of age wear a helmet when riding a horse THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 1265 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 455 of the laws of 1999, are amended to read as follows: 1. No person less than [fourteen] EIGHTEEN years of age shall ride a horse unless such person is wearing a helmet meeting or exceeding ASTM F1163 (Safety Equipment Institute certified) Equestrian Standard. For purposes of this section, "certified" shall mean that the helmet's manufacturer agrees to the rules and provisions of a system that includes independent testing and quality control audits, and that each helmet manufactured by such manufacturer is permanently marked with the certifying body's registered mark or logo before such helmet is sold or offered for sale. For the purposes of this section, wearing a helmet means having a helmet fastened securely upon the head using the manufac- turer's fitting guidelines for the particular model used. 2. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall pay a civil fine not to exceed TWO HUNDRED fifty dollars. A police officer shall only issue a summons for a violation of this section by a person EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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