|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S370
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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S370 - Details
S370 - Summary
Requires fire company command vehicles to be equipped with a partition or cage separating the front and rear seats.
S370 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S370 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring certain emergency vehicles to be equipped with a protective screen PURPOSE: Enactment of this legislation would require fire company command vehicles to be equipped with a partition or cage separating the front and rear seats. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law by adding a new subdivision 52 to require that fire company command vehicles registered in New York State be equipped with partitions or steel cages, separating the front and back seats, so that any item from the rear seat may not be propelled into the front seating area. EXISTING LAW: No such provision exists under current law. JUSTIFICATION: On June 3, 2008 Daniel Shanahan Jr. died in a tragic car accident. Mr. Shanahan was the Chief of the Seneca Hose Fire Company and was on his way to work, in the Chiefs rig, when he was involved in a head-on
S370 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 370 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 requiring certain emergency vehicles to be equipped with a protective screen THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subdivision 52 to read as follows: 52. FIRE COMPANY COMMAND VEHICLE PARTITIONS OR CAGES. EVERY FIRE COMPANY COMMAND VEHICLE REGISTERED IN THIS STATE AND REGISTERED OR LICENSED BY A CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE SHALL BE EQUIPPED WITH PARTITIONS OR CAGES MADE OF STEEL OR OTHER PROTECTIVE MATERIAL OF EQUAL STRENGTH LOCATED BETWEEN AND EFFECTIVELY SEPARATING THE FRONT AND REAR SEATS AND PREVENTING ANY ITEM FROM THE REAR SEAT TO BE PROPELLED INTO THE FRONT SEAT. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02418-01-3
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