senate Bill S1535C

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides that no person sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in the back seat of a motor vehicle, unless such person is restrained by a safety belt

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 26, 2016 print number 1535c
Jan 26, 2016 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 01, 2015 print number 1535b
Jun 01, 2015 amend and recommit to transportation
Apr 22, 2015 print number 1535a
Apr 22, 2015 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 13, 2015 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S1535 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1229-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1169
2011-2012: S1337
2013-2014: S389
2017-2018: S2928

S1535 - Summary

Provides that no person sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in a motor vehicle, including taxicabs, liveries and other for hire vehicles, unless such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner of motor vehicles.

S1535 - Sponsor Memo

S1535 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1535

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- 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  mandatory
  seat belt use

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1229-c of the vehicle and  traffic
law,  as added by chapter 365 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. No person shall operate a  motor  vehicle  unless  such  person  is
restrained  by  a  safety  belt  approved by the commissioner. No person
sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in [the front seat of]
a motor vehicle unless such  person  is  restrained  by  a  safety  belt
approved by the commissioner.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05942-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S1535A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1229-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1169
2011-2012: S1337
2013-2014: S389
2017-2018: S2928

S1535A - Summary

Provides that no person sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in a motor vehicle, including taxicabs, liveries and other for hire vehicles, unless such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner of motor vehicles.

S1535A - Sponsor Memo

S1535A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1535--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DILAN,  AVELLA,  BOYLE, SAMPSON -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation   --   committee   discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  mandatory
  seat belt use

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1229-c of the vehicle and  traffic
law,  as added by chapter 365 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. No person shall operate a motor vehicle, INCLUDING TAXICABS, unless
such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner.
No person sixteen years of age or over shall  be  a  passenger  in  [the
front  seat  of] a motor vehicle, INCLUDING TAXICABS, unless such person
is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05942-03-5

Co-Sponsors

S1535B - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1229-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1169
2011-2012: S1337
2013-2014: S389
2017-2018: S2928

S1535B - Summary

Provides that no person sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in a motor vehicle, including taxicabs, liveries and other for hire vehicles, unless such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner of motor vehicles.

S1535B - Sponsor Memo

S1535B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1535--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DILAN,  AVELLA,  BOYLE, CARLUCCI, SAMPSON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  mandatory
  seat belt use

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 3, 5 and 9 of section 1229-c  of  the  vehicle
and  traffic  law,  subdivision 3 as added by chapter 365 of the laws of
1984, subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 241 of the laws  of  2007  and
subdivision 9 as amended by chapter 390 of the laws of 1996, are amended
to read as follows:
  3.  No  person  shall  operate  a  motor  vehicle, INCLUDING TAXICABS,
LIVERIES AND OTHER FOR HIRE VEHICLES,  unless such person is  restrained
by  a  safety belt approved by the commissioner. No person sixteen years
of age or over shall be a passenger in [the front seat of] a motor vehi-
cle, INCLUDING TAXICABS, LIVERIES AND OTHER FOR  HIRE  VEHICLES,  unless
such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner.
  5. Any person who violates the provisions of subdivision three of this
section  shall  be  punished  by a civil fine of up to fifty dollars.  A
POLICE OFFICER SHALL ONLY ISSUE A SUMMONS FOR A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION
THREE OF THIS SECTION BY A PERSON LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS  OLD  TO  THE
PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF SUCH PERSON IF THE VIOLATION BY SUCH PERSON OCCURS
IN  THE  PRESENCE  OF  SUCH  PERSON'S  PARENT OR GUARDIAN AND WHERE SUCH
PARENT OR GUARDIAN IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OF OLDER. NO PERSON  OPERAT-
ING  A  TAXICAB OR FOR HIRE VEHICLE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL FINE FOR
THE FAILURE OF A PASSENGER TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF  SUBDIVISION
THREE  OF THIS SECTION. Any person who violates the provisions of subdi-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05942-04-5

Co-Sponsors

S1535C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1229-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1169
2011-2012: S1337
2013-2014: S389
2017-2018: S2928

S1535C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that no person sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in a motor vehicle, including taxicabs, liveries and other for hire vehicles, unless such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner of motor vehicles.

S1535C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1535C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1535--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DILAN,  AVELLA, BOYLE, CARLUCCI -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation   --   committee   discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Transportation in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to mandatory
  seat belt use

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  3, 5 and 9 of section 1229-c of the vehicle
and traffic law, subdivision 3 as added by chapter 365 of  the  laws  of
1984,  subdivision  5  as amended by chapter 241 of the laws of 2007 and
subdivision 9 as amended by chapter 390 of the laws of 1996, are amended
to read as follows:
  3. No person  shall  operate  a  motor  vehicle,  INCLUDING  TAXICABS,
LIVERIES  AND OTHER FOR HIRE VEHICLES,  unless such person is restrained
by a safety belt approved by the commissioner. No person  sixteen  years
of age or over shall be a passenger in [the front seat of] a motor vehi-
cle,  INCLUDING  TAXICABS,  LIVERIES AND OTHER FOR HIRE VEHICLES, unless
such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner.
  5. Any person who violates the provisions of subdivision three of this
section shall be punished by a civil fine of up to  fifty  dollars.    A
POLICE OFFICER SHALL ONLY ISSUE A SUMMONS FOR A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION
THREE  OF  THIS  SECTION BY A PERSON LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD TO THE
PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF SUCH PERSON IF THE VIOLATION BY SUCH PERSON OCCURS
IN THE PRESENCE OF SUCH PERSON'S  PARENT  OR  GUARDIAN  AND  WHERE  SUCH
PARENT  OR GUARDIAN IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OF OLDER. NO PERSON OPERAT-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05942-06-6

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