|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 13, 2018||referred to transportation|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S7844
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7844 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S7844 SPONSOR: FELDER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring vehicle inspection renewal notification thirty days prior to expiration PURPOSE: To prevent unnecessary fines related to impending vehicle inspection expiration. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 304 of the vehicle and traffic law of the state of New York by adding a new subdivision (d) that would require the department of motor vehicles to notify individuals via postal mail that their vehicle inspection certificate is subject to expiration thirty days before expiration. It also defines the contents of the mail notifi- cation and requires that records be maintained and updated accordingly.
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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