senate Bill S240A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain cities to implement a pilot truck weight photo-monitoring system at certain intersections throughout the city

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2014 print number 240a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S240 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3489A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1642-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S875, A1314
2009-2010: S4220, A5174

S240 - Summary

Authorizes certain cities to implement a pilot truck weight photo-monitoring system at certain intersections throughout the city; requires owners of trucks to be monetarily liable when an operator of their truck drives the truck on a public highway in violation of a posted "No Truck" zone; establishes certain affirmative defenses.

S240 - Sponsor Memo

S240 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   240

                       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 Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to truck weight
  photo-monitoring systems in cities with a population of one million or
  more

  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 1642-b to read as follows:
  S 1642-B. OWNER LIABILITY FOR  FAILURE  OF  OPERATOR  TO  COMPLY  WITH
NO-THRU  TRUCK  INDICATIONS.  (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF
LAW, EACH CITY WITH A POPULATION  OF  ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE  IS  HEREBY
AUTHORIZED  AND  EMPOWERED  TO  ADOPT AND AMEND A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE
ESTABLISHING A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM IMPOSING MONETARY LIABILITY ON  THE
OWNER  OF  A  VEHICLE  FOR FAILURE OF AN OPERATOR THEREOF TO COMPLY WITH
NO-THRU TRUCK INDICATIONS IN SUCH CITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS
OF THIS SECTION. SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM  SHALL  EMPOWER  A  CITY  TO
INSTALL  AND  OPERATE  TRUCK  WEIGHT PHOTO-MONITORING DEVICES AT NO MORE
THAN FIFTY INTERSECTIONS WITHIN SUCH CITY AT ANY ONE TIME.
  (B) IN ANY CITY WHICH HAS ADOPTED A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION, THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL BE  LIABLE
FOR  A PENALTY IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IF SUCH VEHICLE WAS USED
OR OPERATED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE OWNER,  EXPRESS  OR  IMPLIED,  IN
VIOLATION  OF  DRIVING  THROUGH  A  PROHIBITED  NO-TRUCK ZONE DESIGNATED
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (F) OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER,
AND SUCH VIOLATION IS EVIDENCED BY INFORMATION  OBTAINED  FROM  A  TRUCK
WEIGHT  VIOLATION-MONITORING SYSTEM; PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT NO OWNER OF A
VEHICLE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR A PENALTY IMPOSED PURSUANT TO  THIS  SECTION
WHERE  THE OPERATOR OF SUCH VEHICLE HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF THE UNDERLYING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00306-01-3

S240A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3489A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1642-b, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S875, A1314
2009-2010: S4220, A5174

S240A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain cities to implement a pilot truck weight photo-monitoring system at certain intersections throughout the city; requires owners of trucks to be monetarily liable when an operator of their truck drives the truck on a public highway in violation of a posted "No Truck" zone; establishes certain affirmative defenses.

S240A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S240A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 240--A

                       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 Transportation  --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Transportation in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to truck weight
  photo-monitoring systems in cities with a population of one million or
  more

  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 1642-b to read as follows:
  S  1642-B.  OWNER  LIABILITY  FOR  FAILURE  OF OPERATOR TO COMPLY WITH
NO-THRU TRUCK INDICATIONS. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF
LAW,  EACH  CITY  WITH  A  POPULATION  OF  ONE MILLION OR MORE IS HEREBY
AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT AND AMEND A  LOCAL  LAW  OR  ORDINANCE
ESTABLISHING  A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM IMPOSING MONETARY LIABILITY ON THE
OWNER OF A VEHICLE FOR FAILURE OF AN OPERATOR  THEREOF  TO  COMPLY  WITH
NO-THRU TRUCK INDICATIONS IN SUCH CITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS
OF  THIS  SECTION.  SUCH  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM SHALL EMPOWER A CITY TO
INSTALL AND OPERATE TRUCK WEIGHT PHOTO-MONITORING  DEVICES  AT  NO  MORE
THAN FIFTY INTERSECTIONS WITHIN SUCH CITY AT ANY ONE TIME.
  (B) IN ANY CITY WHICH HAS ADOPTED A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION  (A) OF THIS SECTION, THE OWNER OF A VEHICLE SHALL BE LIABLE
FOR A PENALTY IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IF SUCH VEHICLE WAS  USED
OR  OPERATED  WITH  THE  PERMISSION OF THE OWNER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN
VIOLATION OF DRIVING  THROUGH  A  PROHIBITED  NO-TRUCK  ZONE  DESIGNATED
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (F) OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER,
AND  SUCH  VIOLATION  IS  EVIDENCED BY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM A TRUCK
WEIGHT VIOLATION-MONITORING SYSTEM; PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT NO OWNER OF  A

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

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