|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Oct 23, 2017||signed chap.393|
|Oct 11, 2017||delivered to governor|
|Jun 19, 2017||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.419
substituted for a8100
|Jun 13, 2017||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 07, 2017||ordered to third reading cal.1516|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 31, 2017||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S6523Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S6523 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6523 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6523 TITLE OF BILL : 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : The purpose of this legislation is to require a child under the age of two, in certain circumstances, to be secured in a rear-facing child restraint system. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : 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 by adding the following underlined language. 1. No person shall operate a motor vehicle unless: (a) all back seat passengers under the age of 4 are restrained in the proper seat, which shall be rear-facing whenever the passenger being restrained is under the age of two except 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...
S6523 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6523 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 31, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- 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 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.
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