Senate Bill S1522

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to non-divisible load permits

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

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2015-S1522 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §385, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4903, A7338
2011-2012: S1523, A4641
2013-2014: S3041, A4064

2015-S1522 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to non-divisible load permits.

2015-S1522 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S1522 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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  non-divisi-
  ble  load  permits;  providing  for the repeal of such provisions upon
  expiration thereof


  Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 15 of section 385 of the vehi-
cle  and traffic law, as amended by section 3 of part C of chapter 59 of
the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  (d) (I) Except during storms, floods, fires or other  public  emergen-
cies, no such permit may be issued to include a towing operation involv-
ing  more than two vehicles except three vehicle combinations consisting
of a tractor, semitrailer and trailer or  a  tractor  and  two  trailers
within  legal weight and width limits proceeding to or from any qualify-
ing highway or access highway. Every such permit may designate the route
to be traversed and contain any other restrictions or conditions  deemed
necessary  by  the issuing authority. Every such permit shall be carried
on the vehicle to which it refers and shall be open to the inspection of
any peace officer, acting pursuant to  his  special  duties,  or  police
officer,  or  any  other  officer or employee authorized to enforce this
section. All permits issued shall be revocable by the authority  issuing
them  at the discretion of the authority without a hearing or the neces-
sity of showing cause. Except for  a  vehicle  having  a  maximum  gross
weight  not  exceeding eighty thousand pounds without regard to any axle
weight limitation set forth herein or the maximum  gross  weight  estab-
lished  by the formula commonly referred to as the bridge formula as set
forth in subdivision ten of this section and except for state or munici-
pally-owned single vehicles engaged in snow and ice control  operations,
or  designed or fitted for snow and ice control operations while engaged
in other public works operations on public highways which do not  exceed

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


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