senate Bill S1327

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires that instruction in the laws relating to handicapped parking be included in the pre-licensing driver's course

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1418
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jan 12, 2015 referred to transportation

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S1327 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S414
2011-2012: S1443
2013-2014: S1166
2017-2018: S2689
2019-2020: S978

S1327 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to parking spaces for handicapped persons; provides that the commissioner of motor vehicles shall provide in any pre-licensing course a mandatory component of education of the laws relating to handicapped accessible parking.

S1327 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1327 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1327

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BRESLIN, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, SAMPSON -- 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 parking
  spaces for handicapped persons

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 585 of the laws of  2002,  is
amended and a new paragraph (i) is added to read as follows:
  (b)  Upon successful completion of the requirements set forth in para-
graph (a) of this subdivision which shall include an  alcohol  and  drug
education component as described in paragraph (c) of this subdivision, a
"Road  Rage" awareness component as described in paragraph (c-1) of this
subdivision [and], a "Work Zone Safety" awareness component as described
in paragraph (c-2) of this subdivision,  AND  INSTRUCTION  IN  THE  LAWS
RELATING TO PARKING SPACES FOR THE HANDICAPPED AS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH
(I)  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION, the commissioner shall cause the applicant to
take a road test in a representative vehicle of a type prescribed by the
commissioner which shall be appropriate to the type of license for which
application is made, except that the commissioner  may  waive  the  road
test  requirements  for  certain classes of applicants. The commissioner
shall have the power to establish a program to allow persons other  than
employees  of  the  department  to  conduct road tests in representative
vehicles when such tests are required for applicants to obtain  a  class
A,  B  or  C license.   If she chooses to do so, she shall set forth her
reasons in writing and conduct a public hearing on the matter. She shall
only establish such a program after holding the public hearing.
  (I) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE IN THE  PRE-LICENSING  COURSE,  SET
FORTH  IN  PARAGRAPH  (B)  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION A MANDATORY COMPONENT IN
EDUCATION OF THE LAWS RELATING TO HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE PARKING.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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