|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 13, 2013||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 12, 2013||ordered to third reading cal.1316|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 17, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S2416
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2416 - Details
S2416 - Summary
Provides increased penalties for people who operate vehicles with tinted windows; provides a $250 surcharge that will be paid into a fund used to train and equip police officers; provides that motor vehicles with tinted windows not allowed by law will not be issued a certificate of inspection.
S2416 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2416 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to increased penalties for having illegally tinted windows; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to a police officer training and equipment fund PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to incorporate a verification of tint percentage as part of the annual NYS vehicle inspection with a mandatory violation surcharge if not corrected. The surcharge to be collected jointly by the state comptroller and commissioner of finance and deposited into a fund used for Police officer training and equipment. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Police Officer Timoshenko's Law" §2 The side wings or side windows of any portion of the vehicle are composed of, covered by or treated with any material which has a light transmittance of less than seventy percent; a label attesting to the conformity shall be affixed to the window (s) tested. §3 Subdivision (c) of section 301 of the vehicle traffic law is amended by adding a new paragraph 4 to read as follows: (4) Such inspection shall also include testing the light transmittance of every window on the vehicle to ensure that such windows comply
S2416 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2416 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 17, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADAMS -- 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 increased penalties for having illegally tinted windows; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to a police officer training and equipment fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Police Officer Timoshenko's law". S 2. Subdivision 12-a of section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 148 of the laws of 1982, paragraphs (b) and (e) as amended, paragraph (d) as added and paragraph (f) as relettered by chap- ter 155 of the laws of 1991, paragraph (c) as amended by chapter 135 of the laws of 1994 and paragraph (ff) as added by chapter 32 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows: 12-a. (a) Every motor vehicle, except a motorcycle, when driven or operated upon a public highway, road or street shall be equipped with a front windshield in a fixed and more or less upright position constructed of safety glass as defined in subdivision fourteen of this section and required by subdivisions eleven and twelve [hereof] OF THIS SECTION. No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sign or other nontransparent material other than a certificate or paper required to be displayed by law upon the front windshield or the sidewings or side windows on either side forward of or adjacent to the operator's seat. (b) No person shall operate any motor vehicle upon any public highway, road or street: (1) the front windshield of which is composed of, covered by or treat- ed with any material which has a light transmittance of less than seven- ty percent unless such materials are limited to the uppermost six inches of the windshield; or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05594-01-3
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