senate Bill S471

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the purchase, sale or installation of salvaged high-intensity discharge headlamps

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
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S471 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง398-e, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1532
2009-2010: S1383

S471 - Summary

Relates to the purchase, sale, or installation of salvaged high-intensity discharge headlamps; requires records to be kept regarding used HID lights including what vehicle they are taken from and the identification of the owner of such vehicle; and provides for penalties.

S471 - Sponsor Memo

S471 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   471

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  the  purchase,
  sale, or installation of salvaged high-intensity discharge headlamps

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
398-e to read as follows:
  S 398-E. PURCHASE, SALE, OR INSTALLATION  OF  SALVAGED  HIGH-INTENSITY
DISCHARGE HEADLAMPS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A "HIGH-INTEN-
SITY  DISCHARGE/HID  HEADLAMP"  MEANS  A  HEADLAMP WHICH EMITS TWICE THE
LIGHT OF A CONVENTIONAL  HALOGEN  HEADLAMP  AND  PRODUCES  A  BLUE-WHITE
LIGHT.
  2.  ANY  PERSON  ENGAGED  IN  THE  BUSINESS OF PURCHASING, SELLING, OR
INSTALLING SALVAGED HIGH-INTENSITY DISCHARGE HEADLAMPS SHALL MAINTAIN  A
MANUAL  OR  ELECTRONIC  RECORD  OF  THE PURCHASE, SALE, OR INSTALLATION,
WHICH MUST INCLUDE THE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER OF THE SALVAGED  HID  HEAD-
LAMP;  THE  VEHICLE  IDENTIFICATION NUMBER OF THE VEHICLE FROM WHICH THE
SALVAGED HID HEADLAMP WAS  REMOVED;  THE  NAME,  ADDRESS,  AND  DRIVER'S
LICENSE  NUMBER OR OTHER MEANS OF IDENTIFICATION OF THE PERSON FROM WHOM
THE SALVAGED HID HEADLAMP WAS PURCHASED; AND,  IN  THE  EVENT  THAT  THE
SALVAGED HID HEADLAMP IS INSTALLED, THE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER OF
THE  VEHICLE  INTO WHICH THE HID HEADLAMP IS INSTALLED. SUCH RECORD MUST
BE MAINTAINED FOR THIRTY-SIX MONTHS FOLLOWING THE TRANSACTION AND MAY BE
INSPECTED DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS BY ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF
THIS STATE. ANY PERSON WHO SELLS A SALVAGED HID HEADLAMP OR WHO INSTALLS
A SALVAGED HID HEADLAMP MUST DISCLOSE TO THE PURCHASER OR CONSUMER  THAT
THE HID HEADLAMP IS SALVAGED.
  3.  ANY  PERSON  WHO  KNOWINGLY POSSESSES, SELLS, OR INSTALLS A STOLEN
UNINSTALLED HIGH-INTENSITY DISCHARGE HEADLAMP SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS

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

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