senate Bill S7844

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the notification of impending expiration of vehicle inspection

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2018 1st report cal.1301
Mar 01, 2018 referred to transportation

S7844 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11238
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§304 & 306, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S694, A2066

S7844 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes that the department of motor vehicles shall notify individuals via postal mail that their vehicle inspection is subject to expiration thirty days before such expiration; provides for a five day grace period after the expiration of the vehicle inspection certificate wherein operators of such vehicle shall not be fined.

S7844 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7844 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7844

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- 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
  vehicle  inspection  renewal notification thirty days prior to expira-
  tion

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

  Section  1.  Section  304 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (d) to read as follows:
  (D)(1) THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL NOTIFY  INDIVIDUALS  VIA
POSTAL MAIL THAT THEIR VEHICLE INSPECTION IS SUBJECT TO EXPIRATION THIR-
TY  DAYS  BEFORE  SUCH  EXPIRATION. EVERY OWNER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH
SHALL BE OPERATED OR DRIVEN UPON  THE  PUBLIC  HIGHWAYS  OF  THIS  STATE
SHALL,  EXCEPT  AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED, BE CONTACTED BY MAIL OR
OTHERWISE.
  (2) THE RENEWAL NOTIFICATION SHALL CONTAIN: (A) A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF
THE MOTOR VEHICLE THAT HAS AN  INSPECTION  THAT  NEEDS  TO  BE  RENEWED,
INCLUDING  THE  NAME  AND FACTORY NUMBER OF SUCH VEHICLE, AND SUCH OTHER
FACTS AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE; (B)  THE  NAME  AND  RESIDENCE,
INCLUDING  COUNTY  OF  THE OWNER OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE; (C) NOTIFICATION
THAT SUCH INSPECTION SHALL EXPIRE AT THE END OF THE CURRENT  MONTH;  AND
(D) SUCH ADDITIONAL FACTS OR EVIDENCE AS THE COMMISSIONER MAY REQUIRE IN
CONNECTION WITH THE LETTER OF NOTIFICATION.
  (3)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL REGISTER THE NOTIFICATION SENT REGARDING
SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE OR TRAILER AND MAINTAIN  A  RECORD  OF  SUCH  RENEWAL
NOTIFICATIONS AND THE ADDRESSES TO WHICH SUCH NOTIFICATIONS WERE SENT.
  (4)  IT  SHALL  BE  THE  DUTY  OF EVERY OWNER HOLDING A CERTIFICATE OF
REGISTRATION TO NOTIFY THE COMMISSIONER IN  WRITING  OF  ANY  CHANGE  OF
RESIDENCE  OF  SUCH PERSON WITHIN TEN DAYS AFTER SUCH CHANGE OCCURS, AND
TO INSCRIBE ON SUCH CERTIFICATE, IN THE PLACE PROVIDED  BY  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER, A RECORD OF SUCH CHANGE OF RESIDENCE.
  (5)  INSPECTION  RENEWAL  NOTIFICATIONS  SHALL TAKE EFFECT ON THE DATE
DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.

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

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