assembly Bill A4417A

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring charter buses to use commercial global positioning system technology

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 06, 2019 vetoed memo.177
Nov 26, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.447
substituted for a4417a
Jun 19, 2019 substituted by s2978a
Jun 17, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.447
rules report cal.447
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 14, 2019 reported referred to codes
print number 4417a
Jun 14, 2019 amend and recommit to transportation
Feb 04, 2019 referred to transportation

Votes

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Feb 12, 2019 - Transportation committee Vote

S2978
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1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A4417 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2978
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10551, S8207
2021-2022: A4950, S6321

A4417 - Summary

Requires charter buses to use commercial global positioning system technology which takes into account the minimum clearance of the motor vehicle.

A4417 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4417

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DenDEKKER, COLTON, M. G. MILLER, DICKENS, COOK,
  D'URSO, TAYLOR,  NIOU,  MOSLEY,  SOLAGES,  McDONOUGH,  MONTESANO,  RA,
  LAWRENCE,  GOTTFRIED  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT,
  GALEF, NOLAN, SIMON, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  requiring
  charter buses to use commercial global positioning system technology

  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 509-dd to read as follows:
  §  509-DD.  ADDITIONAL  REQUIREMENTS  FOR CHARTER BUSES. (1) NO DRIVER
SHALL OPERATE A CHARTER BUS AND A MOTOR CARRIER SHALL NOT PERMIT A DRIV-
ER TO OPERATE A CHARTER BUS WITHOUT THE USE OF COMMERCIAL  GLOBAL  POSI-
TIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY.
  (2) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "CHARTER BUS" SHALL MEAN A BUS TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS FOR COMPEN-
SATION IN CHARTERED PARTY.
  (B) "CHARTERED PARTY" SHALL MEAN A GROUP OF PERSONS WHO, PURSUANT TO A
COMMON  PURPOSE  AND UNDER A SINGLE CONTRACT AND AT A FIXED CHARGE, HAVE
ACQUIRED EXCLUSIVE USE OF A BUS TO TRAVEL  TOGETHER  AS  A  GROUP  TO  A
SPECIFIC DESTINATION OR FOR A PARTICULAR ITINERARY EITHER AGREED UPON IN
ADVANCE OR MODIFIED AFTER HAVING LEFT THE PLACE OF ORIGIN BY SUCH GROUP.
  (C) "COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY" SHALL MEAN
GLOBAL  POSITIONING  SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY WHICH HAS BEEN SPECIFICALLY
DESIGNED TO ASSIST IN THE NAVIGATION OF COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES  WHICH
INCLUDES,  BUT  IS  NOT  LIMITED TO, SELECTION OF ROUTES WHICH TAKE INTO
ACCOUNT THE MINIMUM CLEARANCE OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08020-01-9

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A4417A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2978
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10551, S8207
2021-2022: A4950, S6321

A4417A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires charter buses to use commercial global positioning system technology which takes into account the minimum clearance of the motor vehicle.

A4417A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4417--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DenDEKKER, COLTON, M. G. MILLER, DICKENS, COOK,
  D'URSO, TAYLOR,  NIOU,  MOSLEY,  SOLAGES,  McDONOUGH,  MONTESANO,  RA,
  LAWRENCE,  GOTTFRIED  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT,
  GALEF, MORINELLO, NOLAN, SIMON, THIELE -- read once  and  referred  to
  the Committee on Transportation -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring
  charter buses to use commercial global positioning system technology

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

  Section  1.   Section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 54 to read as follows:
  54. CHARTER BUS COMMERCIAL GPS. (A) EVERY CHARTER  BUS  REGISTERED  IN
THIS  STATE  SHALL  BE EQUIPPED WITH COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING (GPS)
TECHNOLOGY.
  (B) IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO OPERATE OR CAUSE TO BE OPERATED A  CHARTER
BUS  REGISTERED IN THIS STATE ON ANY PUBLIC HIGHWAY OR PRIVATE ROAD OPEN
TO PUBLIC MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC UNLESS SUCH CHARTER BUS IS EQUIPPED WITH
COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)  TECHNOLOGY  AS  REQUIRED  BY
THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (C) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION:
  (I) "CHARTER BUS" SHALL MEAN A BUS TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS FOR COMPEN-
SATION IN CHARTERED PARTY.
  (II)  "CHARTERED PARTY" SHALL MEAN A GROUP OF PERSONS WHO, PURSUANT TO
A COMMON PURPOSE AND UNDER A SINGLE CONTRACT AND AT A FIXED CHARGE, HAVE
ACQUIRED EXCLUSIVE USE OF A BUS TO TRAVEL  TOGETHER  AS  A  GROUP  TO  A
SPECIFIC DESTINATION OR FOR A PARTICULAR ITINERARY EITHER AGREED UPON IN
ADVANCE OR MODIFIED AFTER HAVING LEFT THE PLACE OF ORIGIN BY SUCH GROUP.
  (III)  "COMMERCIAL  GLOBAL  POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY" SHALL
MEAN GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY WHICH HAS  BEEN  SPECIF-
ICALLY DESIGNED TO ASSIST IN THE NAVIGATION OF COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES

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