senate Bill S489

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires vehicles equipped with wheelchair lifts to have safety belts that are used to secure individuals in wheelchairs while being lifted from or into a vehicle

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
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S489 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง375, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2151
2009-2010: S7044

S489 - Summary

Requires vehicles equipped with wheelchair lifts to have safety belts that are used to secure individuals in wheelchairs while being lifted from or into a vehicle.

S489 - Sponsor Memo

S489 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   489

                       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  wheelchair
  transfer safety

  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.  ANY VEHICLE THAT IS EQUIPPED WITH A WHEELCHAIR LIFT SHALL ALSO BE
EQUIPPED WITH A SAFETY BELT THAT SHALL BE USED TO SECURE INDIVIDUALS  IN
WHEELCHAIRS WHILE THEY ARE BEING LIFTED FROM OR INTO SUCH VEHICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02046-01-3

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