senate Bill S4296B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the department of motor vehicles to maintain an internet link of motor vehicle safety recalls, and cause an inquiry to be made thereof upon the annual vehicle inspection

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 11, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 29, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
Feb 24, 2016 1st report cal.208
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2015 amended on third reading 4296b
May 27, 2015 amended on third reading 4296a
May 11, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 06, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 05, 2015 1st report cal.525
Mar 11, 2015 referred to transportation

Votes

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Feb 24, 2016 - Transportation committee Vote

S4296B
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 5, 2015 - Transportation committee Vote

S4296
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S4296 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6247
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §210-a, amd §304, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3500
2019-2020: A4384

S4296 - Summary

Directs the department of motor vehicles to maintain an internet link of motor vehicle safety recalls; requires official inspection stations to make an inquiry of such link upon inspection of a vehicle, and if such a recall exists on the vehicle, to advise the owner thereof.

S4296 - Sponsor Memo

S4296 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4296

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, HANNON -- 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  the
  provision  of  notice  to  owners  whose motor vehicles are subject to
  safety recalls

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

  Section  1.  The  vehicle  and  traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 210-a to read as follows:
  S 210-A. MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RECALL INFORMATION.  1.  THE  DEPARTMENT
SHALL   MAKE   AVAILABLE   ON   ITS   INTERNET   WEBSITE,   A   LINK  TO
"HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV" OPERATED BY THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFE-
TY ADMINISTRATION AND PROVIDING ALL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RECALLS,  BASED
ON  MOTOR  VEHICLE  MAKE, MODEL, YEAR AND VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER,
ISSUED BY SUCH ADMINISTRATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH  THE  NATIONAL  TRAFFIC
AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY ACT.
  2.  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL ENSURE THAT THE LINK ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION IS  MADE  DIRECTLY  AVAILABLE  TO  EVERY
OFFICIAL INSPECTION STATION.
  3.  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  PROMOTE  AND  PROVIDE PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE
AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION ON MOTOR VEHICLE  SAFETY  RECALLS  FROM  THE
DEPARTMENT'S  WEBSITE  AND  THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINIS-
TRATION AT ITS WEBSITE:  "HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV". SUCH  PROMOTION  AND
NOTICE  SHALL  BE PROVIDED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE AND ON A
SEPARATE INSERT PROVIDED TO MOTOR VEHICLE OWNERS UPON  THE  ISSUANCE  OR
RENEWAL OF A REGISTRATION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. Subdivision (a) of section 304 of the vehicle and traffic law, as
amended  by chapter 608 of the laws of 1993, is amended and a new subdi-
vision (b-1) is added to read as follows:
  (a) No certificate or certificates of inspection shall be issued by an
official inspection station until the mechanisms and other equipment, as

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09209-04-5

Co-Sponsors

S4296A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6247
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §210-a, amd §304, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3500
2019-2020: A4384

S4296A - Summary

Directs the department of motor vehicles to maintain an internet link of motor vehicle safety recalls; requires official inspection stations to make an inquiry of such link upon inspection of a vehicle, and if such a recall exists on the vehicle, to advise the owner thereof.

S4296A - Sponsor Memo

S4296A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4296--A
    Cal. No. 525

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LITTLE, CROCI, HANNON, SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Transportation  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
  to first and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in relation to the
  provision of notice to owners whose  motor  vehicles  are  subject  to
  safety recalls

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 210-a to read as follows:
  S  210-A.  MOTOR  VEHICLE SAFETY RECALL INFORMATION. 1. THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL  MAKE   AVAILABLE   ON   ITS   INTERNET   WEBSITE,   A   LINK   TO
"HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV" OPERATED BY THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFE-
TY  ADMINISTRATION AND PROVIDING ALL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RECALLS, BASED
ON MOTOR VEHICLE MAKE, MODEL, YEAR AND  VEHICLE  IDENTIFICATION  NUMBER,
ISSUED  BY  SUCH  ADMINISTRATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NATIONAL TRAFFIC
AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY ACT.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMOTE  AND  PROVIDE  PUBLIC  NOTICE  OF  THE
AVAILABILITY  OF  INFORMATION  ON  MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RECALLS FROM THE
DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AND THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY  TRAFFIC  SAFETY  ADMINIS-
TRATION  AT  ITS WEBSITE:  "HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV". SUCH PROMOTION AND
NOTICE SHALL BE PROVIDED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE AND  ON  A
SEPARATE  INSERT  PROVIDED  TO MOTOR VEHICLE OWNERS UPON THE ISSUANCE OR
RENEWAL OF A REGISTRATION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. Subdivision (a) of section 304 of the vehicle and traffic law, as
amended by chapter 608 of the laws of 1993, is amended and a new  subdi-
vision (b-1) is added to read as follows:
  (a) No certificate or certificates of inspection shall be issued by an
official inspection station until the mechanisms and other equipment, as

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

Co-Sponsors

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S4296B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6247
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §210-a, amd §304, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3500
2019-2020: A4384

S4296B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of motor vehicles to maintain an internet link of motor vehicle safety recalls; requires official inspection stations to make an inquiry of such link upon inspection of a vehicle, and if such a recall exists on the vehicle, to advise the owner thereof.

S4296B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4296B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4296--B
    Cal. No. 525

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LITTLE, CROCI, HANNON, SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Transportation  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
  to first and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading
  -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in relation to the
  provision of notice to owners whose  motor  vehicles  are  subject  to
  safety recalls

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 210-a to read as follows:
  S  210-A.  MOTOR  VEHICLE SAFETY RECALL INFORMATION. 1. THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL  MAKE   AVAILABLE   ON   ITS   INTERNET   WEBSITE,   A   LINK   TO
"HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV" OPERATED BY THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFE-
TY  ADMINISTRATION AND PROVIDING ALL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RECALLS, BASED
ON MOTOR VEHICLE MAKE, MODEL, YEAR AND  VEHICLE  IDENTIFICATION  NUMBER,
ISSUED  BY  SUCH  ADMINISTRATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NATIONAL TRAFFIC
AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY ACT.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMOTE  AND  PROVIDE  PUBLIC  NOTICE  OF  THE
AVAILABILITY  OF  INFORMATION  ON  MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RECALLS FROM THE
DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AND THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY  TRAFFIC  SAFETY  ADMINIS-
TRATION  AT  ITS WEBSITE:  "HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV". SUCH PROMOTION AND
NOTICE SHALL BE PROVIDED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE AND  ON  A
SEPARATE  INSERT  PROVIDED  TO MOTOR VEHICLE OWNERS UPON THE ISSUANCE OR
RENEWAL OF A REGISTRATION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. Subdivision (a) of section 304 of the vehicle and traffic law, as
amended by chapter 608 of the laws of 1993, is amended and a new  subdi-
vision (b-1) is added to read as follows:

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

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