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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S203
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S203 - Details
S203 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S203 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to requiring automobile dealers display a "Gallons-Per-Mile (GPM) Fuel Savings Guide" PURPOSE: To require posting of a "Gallons-per-Mile (GPM) Fuel Savings Guide" sign at dealerships selling or leasing new vehicles. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a new section 3-0319 to the environmental conservation law to require vehicle manufacturers to display a gallons per thousand miles fuel impact statement. Such guide shall set forth Miles-per-Gallon (MPG) in increments, the average number of gallons the vehicle is expected to use when traveling a distance of one thousand miles, and the cost savings between vehicles. EXISTING LAW: New legislation. JUSTIFICATION: Gallons-per-miles (GPM) driven is a much more useful measure of fuel efficiency than the current miles per gallon standard. It enables a
S203 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 203 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 requiring automobile dealers display a "Gallons-Per-Mile (GPM) Fuel Savings Guide" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative intent. It is the purpose of this act to encourage the purchase of more efficient vehicles through the provision of clear and accessible information to the public regarding cost savings and fuel usage comparisons between vehicles by emphasizing the gallons of gasoline used by a vehicle rather than the number of miles driven. S 2. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new section 3-0319 to read as follows: S 3-0319. CONSUMER FUEL CONSUMPTION INFORMATION. 1. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP A MODEL SIGN WHICH PROVIDES CONSUMER FUEL CONSUMPTION INFORMATION. THE MODEL SIGN SHALL BE ENTITLED "GALLONS-PER-MILE (GPM) FUEL SAVINGS GUIDE". THE MODEL SIGN AND INFORMA- TION REGARDING POSTING REQUIREMENTS SHALL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DEPART- MENT'S WEBSITE. 2. THE "GALLONS-PER-MILE (GPM) FUEL SAVINGS GUIDE" SIGN SHALL BEAR THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: (A) THE TITLE HEADING "GALLONS-PER-MILE (GPM) FUEL SAVINGS GUIDE" WITH A SUBTITLE HEADING "WHY USE GPM?"; (B) AN EXPLANATION OF HOW TO CALCULATE GPM AND THE PURPOSE OF THE GPM MEASUREMENT; (C) A CHART WITH FOUR COLUMNS INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: (I) MILES-PER-GALLON (MPG) FROM TEN MPG TO FIFTY MPG IN INCREMENTS OF FIVE; (II) THE CORRESPONDING GALLONS PER ONE THOUSAND MILES; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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