senate Bill S6034A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Includes the examination of tinted or shaded windows in the periodic inspection of motor vehicles

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A4106 - 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
Nov 28, 2016 signed chap.444
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1556
substituted for s6034a
Jun 16, 2016 substituted by a4106
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1556
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2016 print number 6034a
amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Aug 19, 2015 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6034 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4106
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A4106
2013-2014: A4638
2011-2012: A7351
2009-2010: A3609

S6034 - Summary

Includes the examination of tinted or shaded windows in the periodic inspection of motor vehicles required by law; authorizes the commissioner of motor vehicles to promulgate any and all rules and regulations necessary.

S6034 - Sponsor Memo

S6034 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6034

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  tinting  on
  motor vehicle windows

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 12-a of  section  375  of  the
vehicle  and traffic law, as amended by chapter 155 of the laws of 1991,
is amended to read as follows:
  (b) No person shall operate any motor vehicle upon any public highway,
road or street:
  (1) the front windshield of which is composed of, covered by or treat-
ed with any material which has a light transmittance of less than seven-
ty percent unless such materials are limited to the uppermost six inches
of the windshield; or
  (2) the sidewings or side windows of which on either side  forward  of
or adjacent to the operator's seat are composed of, covered by or treat-
ed with any material which has a light transmittance of less than seven-
ty percent; or
  (3)  [if  it  is classified as a station wagon, sedan, hardtop, coupe,
hatchback or convertible and any] THE  rear  side  [window]  WINDOWS  OF
WHICH  ARE  COMPOSED  OF, COVERED BY, OR TREATED WITH ANY MATERIAL WHICH
has a light transmittance of less than seventy percent; or
  (4) the rear window of which is composed of,  covered  by  or  treated
with  any  material which has a light transmittance of less than seventy
percent. [A rear window may have a  light  transmittance  of  less  than
seventy  percent  if  the  vehicle is equipped with side mirrors on both
sides of the vehicle so adjusted that the driver thereof  shall  have  a
clear  and  full  view  of the road and condition of traffic behind such
vehicle.]

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11878-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S6034A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4106
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A4106
2013-2014: A4638
2011-2012: A7351
2009-2010: A3609

S6034A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes the examination of tinted or shaded windows in the periodic inspection of motor vehicles required by law; authorizes the commissioner of motor vehicles to promulgate any and all rules and regulations necessary.

S6034A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6034A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6034--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DeFRANCISCO, ORTT -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules -- recom-
  mitted 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 committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  including
  the examination of tinted or shaded windows in the periodic inspection
  of motor vehicles

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (a) of  paragraph  1  of  subdivision  (c)  of
section  301  of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by section 5 of
part V1 of chapter 62 of the  laws  of  2003,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (a)  A  safety  inspection  shall  be made with respect to the brakes;
steering mechanism; wheel alignment; lights, including but  not  limited
to the lights which are designed and placed on a vehicle for the purpose
of  illuminating  the vehicle's license plates; odometer; tire pressure;
seat safety belts; shoulder harness safety belts; ANY  WINDOW  WHICH  IS
COMPOSED  OF,  COVERED BY OR TREATED WITH ANY MATERIAL WHICH HAS A LIGHT
TRANSMITTANCE OF LESS THAN SEVENTY PERCENT  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THREE
HUNDRED  SEVENTY-FIVE OF THIS TITLE and such other mechanisms and equip-
ment as shall be determined by the  commissioner  to  be  necessary  for
proper  and  safe  operations.  Such  inspection shall also be made with
respect to vehicle identification number. Upon inspection,  the  mileage
appearing on the odometer shall be recorded upon the inspection sticker.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become  a  law;  provided  that  the
commissioner  of  motor vehicles is authorized to promulgate any and all
rules and regulations necessary and take any other measures necessary to
implement this act on its effective date on or before such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11878-02-6

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