senate Bill S2689

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires that instruction in the laws relating to handicapped parking be included in the pre-licensing driver's course

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1749
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2017 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1614
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 17, 2017 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 13, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S2689
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S2689
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2689 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S414
2011-2012: S1443
2013-2014: S1166
2015-2016: S1327
2019-2020: S978

S2689 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to parking spaces for handicapped persons; provides that the commissioner of motor vehicles shall provide in any pre-licensing course a mandatory component of education of the laws relating to handicapped accessible parking.

S2689 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2689 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2689

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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  parking
  spaces for handicapped persons

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 502 of the  vehi-
cle  and  traffic law, as amended by chapter 585 of the laws of 2002, is
amended and a new paragraph (i) is added to read as follows:
  (b) Upon successful completion of the requirements set forth in  para-
graph  (a)  of  this subdivision which shall include an alcohol and drug
education component as described in paragraph (c) of this subdivision, a
"Road Rage" awareness component as described in paragraph (c-1) of  this
subdivision [and], a "Work Zone Safety" awareness component as described
in  paragraph  (c-2)  of  this  subdivision, AND INSTRUCTION IN THE LAWS
RELATING TO PARKING SPACES FOR THE HANDICAPPED AS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH
(I) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, the commissioner shall cause the  applicant  to
take a road test in a representative vehicle of a type prescribed by the
commissioner which shall be appropriate to the type of license for which
application  is  made,  except  that the commissioner may waive the road
test requirements for certain classes of  applicants.  The  commissioner
shall  have the power to establish a program to allow persons other than
employees of the department to  conduct  road  tests  in  representative
vehicles  when  such tests are required for applicants to obtain a class
A, B or C license.  If she chooses to do so, she  shall  set  forth  her
reasons in writing and conduct a public hearing on the matter. She shall
only establish such a program after holding the public hearing.
  (I)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL PROVIDE IN THE PRE-LICENSING COURSE, SET
FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS  SUBDIVISION  A  MANDATORY  COMPONENT  IN
EDUCATION OF THE LAWS RELATING TO HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE PARKING.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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