assembly Bill A8100

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring a child under the age of two in certain circumstances to be secured in a rear-facing child restraint system

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S6523 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2017 signed chap.393
Oct 11, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.419
substituted for a8100
Jun 19, 2017 substituted by s6523
Jun 15, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.419
rules report cal.419
reported
Jun 14, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to codes
May 26, 2017 referred to transportation

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A8100 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6523
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1229-c, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9594

A8100 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring a child under the age of two in certain circumstances to be secured in a rear-facing child restraint system.

A8100 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  8100

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring a
  child under the age of two in certain circumstances to be secured in a
  rear-facing child restraint system

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 1229-c of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws  of  2005,  paragraph  (b)  as
amended  by  chapter  405  of  the  laws  of 2009, is amended to read as
follows:
  1.  No person shall operate a motor vehicle in this state unless:  (a)
all  back  seat  passengers  of  such  vehicle under the age of four are
restrained in a specially designed seat which meets  the  Federal  Motor
Vehicle  Safety  Standards  set  forth in 49 C.F.R. 571.213 and which is
either permanently affixed or is affixed to such  vehicle  by  a  safety
belt[,  or]  AND WHICH SHALL BE REAR-FACING WHENEVER THE PASSENGER BEING
RESTRAINED IN SUCH SEAT IS UNDER THE AGE OF TWO EXCEPT THAT IN THE EVENT
THAT THE WEIGHT OR HEIGHT OF SUCH PASSENGER UNDER THE AGE OF TWO EXCEEDS
THE OCCUPANT SIZE AND WEIGHT RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE MANUFACTURER OF SUCH
REAR-FACING SEAT, SUCH SEAT MAY BE  FORWARD-FACING;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
THAT  in  the  event  that the weight of such passenger under the age of
four exceeds forty pounds, such passenger may be restrained  (i)  in  an
appropriate  child  restraint  system  as defined in subdivision four of
this section used with combination lap safety and shoulder harness belts
or (ii) by a lap safety belt in the event such vehicle is  not  equipped
with combination lap safety and shoulder harness belts or all the combi-
nation  lap safety and shoulder harness belts are being used to properly
restrain other passengers who are under the age of sixteen; (b) all back
seat passengers of such vehicle who are age four or older but under  age
eight  (i)  are  restrained  in an appropriate child restraint system as

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