senate Bill S6488

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the operation of pickup trucks and vans having a gross vehicle rating of 8,000 pounds or less on the special parkways of the state

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Jan 29, 2014 referred to transportation

S6488 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง71, Transp L

S6488 - Summary

Authorizes the operation of pickup trucks and vans having a gross vehicle rating of 8,000 pounds or less on the special highways of the state.

S6488 - Sponsor Memo

S6488 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6488

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to  authorizing  the
  operation  of  pickup  trucks  and vans, having a gross vehicle weight
  rating of eight thousand pounds or less, upon special parkways

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 5 of section 71 of the transportation law, as
added by chapter 370 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows:
  5. To limit or prohibit travel by types or classes of commercial vehi-
cles as may be required due to roadway design or safety considerations[,
and to]; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  NOT  LIMIT  OR
PROHIBIT  THE  TRAVEL  OF  ANY  TYPE OR CLASS OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLE THAT
INCLUDES PICKUP TRUCKS AND VANS HAVING A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING  OF
EIGHT  THOUSAND POUNDS OR LESS. IN ADDITION, THE COMMISSIONER MAY estab-
lish speed limits and standards of travel safety  on  all  such  special
parkways designated by this article.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13056-02-4

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