assembly Bill A1241

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to signs on school buses

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Jan 11, 2017 referred to transportation

A1241 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4185
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8174, S4488
2013-2014: A1344, S753, S6390
2015-2016: A689, S1022
2019-2020: A3006

A1241 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to signs on school buses; authorizes the commissioner of motor vehicles to promulgate any necessary rules and regulations.

A1241 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1241

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  signs  on
  school buses

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph (b) and paragraph (c) of subdi-
vision 20 of section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law, subparagraph  1
of paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 242 of the laws of 1992 and para-
graph  (c) as amended by chapter 96 of the laws of 1973, are amended and
a new subparagraph (1-a) is added to paragraph (b) to read as follows:
  (1) In addition to such signal lamps, two signs shall be conspicuously
displayed on the exterior of every such  omnibus  designating  it  as  a
school  omnibus  by  the  use  of  the words "SCHOOL BUS" which shall be
painted or otherwise inscribed thereon in black letters.   Such  letters
shall  be  of  uniform  size,  at least eight inches in height, and each
stroke of each letter shall be not less than one inch  in  width.    The
background  of  each  such sign shall be painted OR OTHERWISE APPLIED IN
the color known as "national school bus chrome." For each  such  omnibus
having  a  seating  capacity  in  excess of fifteen children, such signs
shall be securely mounted on top of such vehicle, one of which shall  be
affixed  on the front and one on the rear thereof. For each such omnibus
having a seating capacity of not more than fifteen children, such  signs
shall  be  securely  mounted  on top of such vehicle, one of which shall
face the front and one of which shall face the rear thereof.  Each  such
sign  shall  be  visible  and readable from a point at least two hundred
feet distant.
  (1-A) ANY SIGN REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS PARAGRAPH
MAY BE CONSTRUCTED WITH REFLECTORIZED TYPE III MATERIAL CONSISTENT  WITH
49 CFR 571.131 S6.1 TABLE 1.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01904-01-7

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