|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 04, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Feb 05, 2013||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S3505
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3505 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §709, Exec L; amd §396-z, Gen Bus L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3505 - Summary
Directs the division of homeland security and emergency services to develop rules and regulations relating to truck rental security; requires any person or organization in the business of renting trucks, vans or trailers to the public to be registered with the division.
S3505 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3505 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law and the general busi- ness law, in relation to directing the division of homeland security and emergency services to develop rules and regulations relating to truck rental security PURPOSE: This bill seeks to strengthen the security procedures for the consumer truck rental industry in an effort to protect against future acts of terrorism. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section One - Amends the executive law by adding to the powers and duties of the New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services a new section directing the office of homeland security to work in conjunction with the department of transportation to promulgate rules and regulations to ensure that: * Truck rental companies register with the state and maintain accurate records for at least two years. * A valid drivers license and at least one other form of identification is needed to rent vehicles, and that rental companies make reasonable assurances to verify the identity of person renting vehicles.
S3505 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3505 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 5, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi- ty and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the executive law and the general business law, in relation to directing the division of homeland security and emergency services to develop rules and regulations relating to truck rental security THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 709 of the executive law is amended by adding a new paragraph (v) to read as follows: (V) PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS PARAGRAPH, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, TO ENSURE THAT: (I) ANY PERSON OR ORGANIZATION, OR ANY SUBSIDIARY OR AFFILIATE, INCLUDING A FRANCHISE, IN THE BUSINESS OF RENTING TRUCKS, VANS OR TRAIL- ERS TO THE PUBLIC FROM LOCATIONS IN THIS STATE, BE REGISTERED WITH THE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES; (II) EACH SUCH PERSON OR ORGANIZATION MAINTAINS ACCURATE RECORDS OF ANY PERSON RENTING A TRUCK, VAN OR TRAILER FOR AT LEAST TWO YEARS; AND (III) ANY PERSON OR ORGANIZATION, OR ANY SUBSIDIARY OR AFFILIATE, INCLUDING A FRANCHISE, IN THE BUSINESS OF RENTING TRUCKS, VANS OR TRAIL- ERS TO THE PUBLIC REQUIRES A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE AND AT LEAST ONE OTHER FORM OF IDENTIFICATION TO RENT TRUCKS, VANS OR TRAILERS AND REQUIRES THAT MEANINGFUL ASSURANCES ARE MADE BY THE RENTAL ENTITY TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF ANY PERSON RENTING A TRUCK, VAN OR TRAILER; (IV) ANY PERSON RENTING A TRUCK, VAN OR TRAILER MAY BE CHECKED AGAINST STATE OR FEDERAL CRIMINAL DATABASES FOR THE PURPOSES OF SCREENING FOR POSSIBLE TERRORISTS; AND (V) THE DIVISION SHALL DEVELOP AND PROMOTE BEST PRACTICES FOR THE TRUCK RENTAL INDUSTRY IN THIS STATE, AND WORK TO EDUCATE PERSONS AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07284-02-3
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