assembly Bill A9012A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the removal of all police markings prior to decommissioning

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S7351 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 signed chap.486
Dec 18, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.469
substituted for a9012a
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by s7351a
rules report cal.469
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 01, 2018 print number 9012a
Jun 01, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 12, 2018 referred to transportation

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A9012 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7351
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

A9012 - Summary

Relates to the removal of all police markings and affixed lights from a vehicle prior to decommissioning and auction.

A9012 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9012

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the removal
  of all police markings, patterns and affixed  lights  from  a  vehicle
  prior to decommissioning and auction

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

  Section 1. Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 52 to read as follows:
  52. (A) ANY POLICE VEHICLE PURCHASED BY THE STATE, A PUBLIC AUTHORITY,
OR  ANY MUNICIPALITY MUST HAVE ALL POLICE MARKINGS, PATTERNS AND AFFIXED
LIGHTS REMOVED PRIOR TO THE DECOMMISSIONING AND AUCTION OF SUCH VEHICLE.
  (B) THE SUPERINTENDENT OR CHIEF OF POLICE, OR OTHER PERSON RESPONSIBLE
FOR THE SUPERVISION AND MAINTENANCE OF A FLEET OF POLICE VEHICLES, SHALL
CAUSE ANY POLICE VEHICLE THAT IS  SCHEDULED  TO  BE  DECOMMISSIONED  AND
AUCTIONED  TO  HAVE  ALL  POLICE  MARKINGS,  PATTERNS AND AFFIXED LIGHTS
REMOVED.
  (C) THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES,  IN
CONSULTATION  WITH  THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES, SHALL PROMULGATE
RULES AND REGULATIONS DETERMINING THE SPECIFICATIONS THAT MUST BE MET TO
CONSIDER ANY VEHICLE READY FOR DECOMMISSIONING AND AUCTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the
addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary
for  the  implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13654-01-7

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A9012A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7351
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

A9012A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the removal of all police markings and affixed lights from a vehicle prior to decommissioning and auction.

A9012A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 9012--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HUNTER, COOK, COLTON, LAWRENCE, GOTTFRIED, GALEF,
  HYNDMAN  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. ERRIGO -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Transportation --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the  removal
  of  all  distinctive markings and affixed lights from a police vehicle
  prior to decommissioning and sale

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 21-a of section 375 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by chapter 112 of the laws of 1996, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  21-a.  In  any  case  where  a New York state police or New York city,
Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse or Yonkers police department  vehi-
cle  is  painted  a  distinctive  color  which would designate it in the
public's view as such a state or city police vehicle, the  purchaser  of
such  vehicle  shall cause the color of its paint to be altered [and any
designated markings to be removed] within fifteen days of registration.
  § 2. Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 52 to read as follows:
  52. NO POLICE VEHICLE OWNED BY THE STATE, A PUBLIC AUTHORITY, A  COUN-
TY, TOWN, CITY OR VILLAGE SHALL BE SOLD UNLESS, PRIOR TO SUCH SALE, SUCH
VEHICLE  IS  DECOMMISSIONED  AND  ANY  DISTINCTIVE  MARKINGS AND AFFIXED
LIGHTS WHICH WOULD DESIGNATE IT IN THE PUBLIC'S VIEW AS  SUCH  A  POLICE
VEHICLE  HAVE BEEN REMOVED. THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL
JUSTICE SERVICES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER,  SHALL  PROMUL-
GATE  RULES AND REGULATIONS DETERMINING THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR DECOMMIS-
SIONING POLICE VEHICLES AND FOR THE REMOVAL OF SUCH DISTINCTIVE MARKINGS
AND AFFIXED LIGHTS PRIOR TO SALE.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law and shall apply to all police  vehicles  sold
on  and  after such date. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment
and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation
of this act on its effective date are authorized and directed to be made
and completed on or before such effective date.