Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 20, 2018
referred to transportation
Assembly Bill A10152
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-A10152 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-A10152 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10152 I N A S S E M B L Y March 20, 2018 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. WILLIAMS -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring weather radios in motor vehicles sold within the state with a model year of 2021 or later 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 384 to read as follows: § 384. WEATHER RADIO. 1. WEATHER RADIO REQUIRED. NO NEW MOTOR VEHICLE, EXCEPT A VEHICLE WITH A MODEL YEAR OF TWO THOUSAND TWENTY OR EARLIER, SHALL BE SOLD IN THIS STATE UNLESS SUCH VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH A WEATHER RADIO, INSTALLED AS PART OF THE VEHICLE'S AUDIO SYSTEM, APPROVED BY AND CONFORMING TO STANDARDS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER. 2. WEATHER RADIO FEATURE. A WEATHER RADIO SHALL BE CAPABLE OF RECEIV- ING THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION'S DAILY WEATHER REPORTS AND EMERGENCY BROADCASTS. 3. COSTS OF WEATHER RADIOS. NO CAR DEALERSHIP SHALL INCREASE THE COST OF A VEHICLE DUE TO THE VEHICLE'S AUDIO SYSTEM CONTAINING A WEATHER RADIO. 4. REGULATIONS. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH BY REGULATION STAND- ARDS FOR WEATHER RADIOS, AND THE INSTALLATION OF WEATHER RADIOS IN MOTOR VEHICLES. THE COMMISSIONER MAY PRESCRIBE THE METHOD OF SECURING APPROVAL OF WEATHER RADIOS. § 2. The commissioner of motor vehicles is authorized and directed to promulgate any rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of section one of this act on or before the one hundred twentieth day after the effective date of this section. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that section one of this act shall take effect January 1, 2020. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15033-03-8
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