assembly Bill A10551

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring charter buses to use commercial global positioning system technology

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May 04, 2018 referred to transportation

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A10551 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8207
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §509-dd, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A4417, S2978
2021-2022: A4950, S6321

A10551 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires charter buses to use commercial global positioning system technology which takes into account the minimum clearance of the motor vehicle.

A10551 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10551

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 4, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  requiring
  charter buses to use commercial global positioning system technology

  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 509-dd to read as follows:
  §  509-DD.  ADDITIONAL  REQUIREMENTS  FOR CHARTER BUSES. (1) NO DRIVER
SHALL OPERATE A CHARTER BUS AND A MOTOR CARRIER SHALL NOT PERMIT A DRIV-
ER TO OPERATE A CHARTER BUS WITHOUT THE USE OF COMMERCIAL  GLOBAL  POSI-
TIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY.
  (2) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "CHARTER BUS" SHALL MEAN A BUS TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS FOR COMPEN-
SATION IN CHARTERED PARTY.
  (B) "CHARTERED PARTY" SHALL MEAN A GROUP OF PERSONS WHO, PURSUANT TO A
COMMON  PURPOSE  AND UNDER A SINGLE CONTRACT AND AT A FIXED CHARGE, HAVE
ACQUIRED EXCLUSIVE USE OF A BUS TO TRAVEL  TOGETHER  AS  A  GROUP  TO  A
SPECIFIC DESTINATION OR FOR A PARTICULAR ITINERARY EITHER AGREED UPON IN
ADVANCE OR MODIFIED AFTER HAVING LEFT THE PLACE OF ORIGIN BY SUCH GROUP.
  (C) "COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY" SHALL MEAN
GLOBAL  POSITIONING  SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY WHICH HAS BEEN SPECIFICALLY
DESIGNED TO ASSIST IN THE NAVIGATION OF COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES  WHICH
INCLUDES,  BUT  IS  NOT  LIMITED TO, SELECTION OF ROUTES WHICH TAKE INTO
ACCOUNT THE MINIMUM CLEARANCE OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15423-01-8