assembly Bill A1890

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that persons less than eighteen years of age wear a helmet when riding a horse

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S2007 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.246
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.688
substituted for a1890
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by s2007
Jun 20, 2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.688
rules report cal.688
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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A1890 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2007
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1265, V & T L; amd §396-dd, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9366A, S6546A

A1890 - Summary

Requires that persons less than eighteen years of age wear a helmet when riding a horse; imposes a $250 fine for any violation.

A1890 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 2007                                                  A. 1890

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transporta-
  tion

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, SWEENEY, RAIA,  MONTESANO,
  LOSQUADRO,  FINCH  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BOYLAND, BRENNAN,
  GOTTFRIED, MARKEY, McKEVITT -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law  and  the  general  business
  law, in relation to requiring that persons less than eighteen years of
  age wear a helmet when riding a horse

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 1265  of  the  vehicle  and
traffic law, as added by chapter 455 of the laws of 1999, are amended to
read as follows:
  1.  No  person less than [fourteen] EIGHTEEN years of age shall ride a
horse unless such person is wearing a helmet meeting or  exceeding  ASTM
F1163  (Safety  Equipment  Institute certified) Equestrian Standard. For
purposes of this section,  "certified"  shall  mean  that  the  helmet's
manufacturer  agrees  to  the  rules  and  provisions  of  a system that
includes independent testing and quality control audits, and  that  each
helmet  manufactured by such manufacturer is permanently marked with the
certifying body's registered mark or logo before such helmet is sold  or
offered  for  sale.  For  the purposes of this section, wearing a helmet
means having a helmet fastened securely upon the head using the manufac-
turer's fitting guidelines for the particular model used.
  2. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall pay  a
civil  fine  not  to  exceed TWO HUNDRED fifty dollars. A police officer
shall only issue a summons for a violation of this section by  a  person

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

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