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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to consumer protection|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S471
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S471 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S471 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the purchase, sale, or installation of salvaged high-intensity discharge headlamps PURPOSE: To prevent the illegal purchase, sale or installation of stolen high density discharge headlamps. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: A new section 398-e is added to the general business law which makes it a class E felony to knowingly possess, sell, or install a stolen uninstalled high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamp. Persons engaged in the business of purchasing, selling, or installing salvaged HID headlamps shall maintain a manual or electronic record of the purchase, sale, or installation which will include the identification number of the salvaged headlamp; the vehicle identification number of the vehicle from which it was removed; the name, address, and driver's license number or other identification of the person from whom the salvaged HID headlamp was purchased; and, in the event that the salvaged HID headlamp is installed, the VIN of the vehicle into which the HID headlamp is installed.
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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