senate Bill S8383A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires automobiles sold in this state with model year 2024 and thereafter to be equipped with a blind spot monitoring device

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2018 print number 8383a
May 11, 2018 amend and recommit to transportation
May 04, 2018 referred to transportation

S8383 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3864
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §379, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6955
2011-2012: A1605
2013-2014: A5195
2015-2016: A8428
2019-2020: S1701, A3202

S8383 - Summary

Requires automobiles sold in this state with model year 2024 and thereafter to be equipped with a blind spot monitoring device.

S8383 - Sponsor Memo

S8383 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8383

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 4, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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
  all new motor vehicles sold in this state to be equipped with a  blind
  spot monitoring device

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 379 to read as follows:
  §  379. BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A. "BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE"  SHALL  MEAN  A  SYSTEM  OF  DIGITAL
CAMERAS  OR  OTHER  MEDIA RECORDING DEVICES FITTED WITHIN THE BODY OR ON
THE EXTERIOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH IS CAPABLE OF MONITORING ALL BLIND
SPOTS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE AND WHICH GENERATES  A  WARNING
TO  THE OPERATOR OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE, BY MEANS OF A LIGHT, A BUZZER OR
BOTH, WHEN ANY OBJECT IS DETECTED IN SUCH BLIND SPOT; AND
  B. "BLIND SPOT" SHALL MEAN AN AREA OF THE ROAD THAT CANNOT BE SEEN  BY
THE  OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE LOOKING FORWARD OR THROUGH EITHER
THE REAR-VIEW OR SIDE MIRRORS.
  2. COMMENCING WITH MODEL YEAR TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN  AND  EVERY  MODEL
YEAR  THEREAFTER,  EVERY AUTOMOBILE SOLD IN THIS STATE SHALL BE EQUIPPED
WITH A BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. THE COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY  AUTHOR-
IZED  AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR THE
IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08362-01-7

S8383A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3864
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §379, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6955
2011-2012: A1605
2013-2014: A5195
2015-2016: A8428
2019-2020: S1701, A3202

S8383A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires automobiles sold in this state with model year 2024 and thereafter to be equipped with a blind spot monitoring device.

S8383A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8383A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8383--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 4, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring
  all new motor vehicles sold in this state to be equipped with a  blind
  spot monitoring device

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

  Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 379 to read as follows:
  §  379. BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A. "BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE"  SHALL  MEAN  A  SYSTEM  OF  DIGITAL
CAMERAS  OR  OTHER  MEDIA RECORDING DEVICES FITTED WITHIN THE BODY OR ON
THE EXTERIOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH IS CAPABLE OF MONITORING ALL BLIND
SPOTS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE AND WHICH GENERATES  A  WARNING
TO  THE OPERATOR OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE, BY MEANS OF A LIGHT, A BUZZER OR
BOTH, WHEN ANY OBJECT IS DETECTED IN SUCH BLIND SPOT; AND
  B. "BLIND SPOT" SHALL MEAN AN AREA OF THE ROAD THAT CANNOT BE SEEN  BY
THE  OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE LOOKING FORWARD OR THROUGH EITHER
THE REAR-VIEW OR SIDE MIRRORS.
  2. COMMENCING WITH MODEL YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR AND EVERY MODEL
YEAR THEREAFTER, EVERY AUTOMOBILE SOLD IN THIS STATE SHALL  BE  EQUIPPED
WITH  A BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. THE COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY AUTHOR-
IZED AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR  THE
IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08362-03-8

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