senate Bill S4547

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires a holder of a class DJ or MJ learners permit, while operating a vehicle, to display a sign indicating that such vehicle is being driven by a new driver

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2017 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1473
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 17, 2017 referred to transportation

S4547 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §501-b, V & T L

S4547 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a holder of a class DJ or class MJ learner's permit, while operating a vehicle, to display a sign indicating that such vehicle is being driven by a new driver; further authorizes the commissioner to create the form and distribution for such sign upon the issuance of the learner's permit.

S4547 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4547 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2017

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- 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 signage  for
  persons driving under a learner's permit


  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 501-b of the vehicle  and  traffic
law, as added by chapter 644 of the laws of 2002, paragraphs (c) and (d)
as  amended  by  chapter  403 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as
  1. In addition to the restrictions contained in  subdivision  five  of
section  five  hundred  one  of this article, no holder of a class DJ or
class MJ learner's permit shall:
  (a) operate a motor vehicle with any front seat occupants  other  than
the supervising driver;
  (b)  operate  a motor vehicle unless every occupant of such vehicle is
properly restrained by a safety belt or child safety seat in  accordance
with  the  provisions  of  subdivision three-a of section twelve hundred
twenty-nine-c of this chapter;
  (c) operate a motor vehicle with more than one passenger who is  under
the age of twenty-one and who is not a member of such holder's immediate
family,  provided,  however, that the provisions of this paragraph shall
not apply when such holder is accompanied by  a  duly  licensed  parent,
guardian, person in a position of loco parentis, driver education teach-
er or driving school instructor;
  (d)  be eligible for issuance of a class DJ, MJ, D or M license unless
such permit has been valid for at least six months. Any time  period  in
which such class DJ or MJ learner's permit has been suspended or revoked
shall  not  be  counted  in  determining  the  length  of time that such
learner's permit has been valid; OR

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


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