senate Bill S7664

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to exemptions for tinted windows

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2018 1st report cal.610
Feb 06, 2018 referred to transportation

S7664 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:

S7664 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes exemptions for persons with skin cancers such as melanoma to have tinted windows on their vehicles.

S7664 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7664 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2018

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  authorizing
  exemptions  for tinted windows for persons suffering from skin cancers
  such as melanoma


  Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of subdivision 12-a of section 375 of the
vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 135 of the laws of  1994,
is amended to read as follows:
  (c)  Any  person  required for medical reasons to be shielded from the
direct rays of the sun and/or  any  person  operating  a  motor  vehicle
belonging  to such person or in which such person is an habitual passen-
ger shall be exempt from the provisions of subparagraphs one and two  of
paragraph  (b) of this subdivision provided the commissioner has granted
an exemption and notice of such exemption is affixed to the  vehicle  as
directed  by  the  commissioner.  The  applicant for such exemption must
provide a physician's statement with the reason for the  exemption,  the
name of the individual with a medically necessary condition operating or
transported  in  the  vehicle,  the specific condition involved, and the
minimum level of light transmission  required.  The  commissioner  shall
[only]  authorize  exemptions  FOR  PERSONS SUFFERING FROM SKIN CANCERS,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MELANOMA, AND where the  medical  condition
certified  by the physician is contained on a list of medical conditions
prepared by the commissioner of health pursuant to  subdivision  sixteen
of  section  two  hundred  six of the public health law.  If such [such]
exemption is granted, the commissioner shall make a record  thereof  and
shall  distribute  a sufficiently noticeable sticker to the applicant to
be attached to any window  so  shielded  or  altered  pursuant  to  such
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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