senate Bill S4731A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

The Anthony Amoros Law; relates to disclosure of airbag defects for certain vehicles

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 26, 2018 print number 4731a
Apr 26, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Feb 24, 2017 referred to transportation

S4731 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5272
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1631, A4470

S4731 - Summary

Requires disclosure of a missing or non-functional airbag for certain vehicles at resale or auction.

S4731 - Sponsor Memo

S4731 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4731

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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  and  the  general  business
  law,  in  relation  to  missing  or non-functioning airbags in certain
  vehicles

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

  Section  1.  This  act shall be known and may be cited as the "Anthony
Amoros Law".
  § 2. Section 417-b of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter
361 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  § 417-b. Mandatory disclosures by second-hand dealers prior to resale.
1. Upon the sale or transfer of title by any dealer of  any  second-hand
motor  vehicle  which  was  manufactured  or  assembled on or after July
first, nineteen hundred ninety-one and designed as  a  nineteen  hundred
ninety-two  or  later  model and which the dealer knows or has reason to
know that such vehicle is not equipped with a tamper-resistant  odometer
as  provided  in subdivision forty-six of section three hundred seventy-
five of this chapter, the dealer shall execute and deliver to the  buyer
an  instrument  in  writing  in  a  form  prescribed by the commissioner
setting forth the following information in ten point, all capital  type:
"IMPORTANT:  THIS VEHICLE IS NOT EQUIPPED WITH A TAMPER-RESISTANT ODOME-
TER." Such notice that a vehicle is not equipped with a tamper-resistant
odometer shall also be conspicuously  printed  on  the  motor  vehicle's
certificate of title.
  2. UPON THE SALE OR TRANSFER OF TITLE BY ANY DEALER OF ANY SECOND-HAND
MOTOR  VEHICLE WHICH WAS MANUFACTURED ON OR AFTER SEPTEMBER FIRST, NINE-
TEEN HUNDRED NINETY-SEVEN, AND WHICH THE DEALER KNOWS OR HAS  REASON  TO
KNOW  THAT  SUCH  VEHICLE IS MISSING OR HAS A NON-FUNCTIONING INFLATABLE
RESTRAINT SYSTEM AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED  NINETEEN-B  OF  THIS
CHAPTER, THE DEALER SHALL EXECUTE AND DELIVER TO THE BUYER AN INSTRUMENT

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

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S4731A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5272
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §23, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1631, A4470

S4731A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires disclosure of a missing or non-functional airbag for certain vehicles at resale or auction.

S4731A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4731A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4731--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation  --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Transportation in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general business law, in relation to missing or
  non-functioning airbags in certain vehicles

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

  Section  1.  This  act shall be known and may be cited as the "Anthony
Amoros Law".
  § 2. Subdivision 3 of section  23  of  the  general  business  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph f to read as follows:
  F. NO MOTOR VEHICLE, WHICH HAS BEEN MANUFACTURED ON OR AFTER SEPTEMBER
FIRST,  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  NINETY-SEVEN,  SHALL BE SOLD BY AN AUTOMOBILE
AUCTIONEER UNLESS HE OR SHE HAS DISCLOSED TO THE BUYER WHETHER THE VEHI-
CLE, TO THE BEST OF THE AUTOMOBILE AUCTIONEER'S KNOWLEDGE, IS MISSING AN
INFLATABLE RESTRAINT SYSTEM OR  CONTAINS  A  NON-FUNCTIONING  INFLATABLE
RESTRAINT  SYSTEM.  IF  THE  VEHICLE  IS MISSING AN INFLATABLE RESTRAINT
SYSTEM OR CONTAINS A NON-FUNCTIONING  INFLATABLE  RESTRAINT  SYSTEM  THE
DISCLOSURE  OF  THE  STATUS OF THE VEHICLE'S INFLATABLE RESTRAINT SYSTEM
SHALL BE MADE BY THE AUCTIONEER (I) IN A WRITTEN DISCLOSURE MADE IN  NOT
LESS  THAT  TEN-POINT  BOLD  FACE TYPE AND APPEARING ON THE FRONT OF THE
SALES CONTRACT, RECEIPT, INVOICE, OR OTHER DOCUMENT USED  IN  CONNECTION
WITH THE SALE OF THE VEHICLE THAT SHALL SET FORTH WHETHER THE VEHICLE IS
MISSING  AN  INFLATABLE  RESTRAINT  SYSTEM OR CONTAINS A NON-FUNCTIONING
INFLATABLE RESTRAINT SYSTEM; AND (II) IF BY AFFIXING A CONSPICUOUS  SIGN
TO  THE WINDSHIELD OF EACH VEHICLE OFFERED FOR SALE, SOLD OR MADE AVAIL-
ABLE FOR INSPECTION PRIOR TO AUCTION THAT SHALL DISCLOSE THAT THE  VEHI-
CLE  EITHER IS MISSING AN INFLATABLE RESTRAINT SYSTEM OR CONTAINS A NON-
FUNCTIONING INFLATABLE RESTRAINT SYSTEM.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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