senate Bill S241

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Exempts new clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle standards from first year of registration fees

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to transportation

S241 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§107-a & 159-b, amd §401, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3565
2015-2016: S2292
2017-2018: S2932

S241 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts new clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle standards from the first year of registration fees.

S241 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S241 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   241

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  exempting
  new clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle stan-
  dards  from  the fees for the first year of registration of such vehi-
  cles; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expiration
  thereof

  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  two  new
sections 107-a and 159-b to read as follows:
  §  107-A.    CLEAN  FUEL  VEHICLE.  EVERY MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH IS FOUR-
WHEELED, HAS A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING OF NOT MORE THAN EIGHT  THOU-
SAND  FIVE  HUNDRED  POUNDS,  HAS A MAXIMUM SPEED OF AT LEAST FIFTY-FIVE
MILES PER HOUR, AND CAN BE PROPELLED AT LEAST IN  PART  BY  AN  ELECTRIC
MOTOR  AND  ASSOCIATED  POWER  ELECTRONICS  THAT DRAWS ELECTRICITY FOR A
HYDROGEN FUEL CELL OR FROM A BATTERY THAT HAS A BATTERY CAPACITY  OF  AT
LEAST  FOUR  KILOWATT-HOURS,  AND  IS  CAPABLE  OF BEING CHARGED FROM AN
EXTERNAL SOURCE OF ELECTRICITY.
  § 159-B. VEHICLE THAT MEETS THE CLEAN VEHICLE STANDARDS.  EVERY  MOTOR
VEHICLE  WHICH (A) IS CERTIFIED, AS PROVIDED FOR UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF
THE FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT (42 U.S.C. SECTION 7401 ET SEQ.,  AS  AMENDED)
AS MEETING EXHAUST EMISSION STANDARDS FOR SUPER-ULTRA-LOW EMISSION VEHI-
CLES WHICH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA HAS ADOPTED (CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGU-
LATIONS,  TITLE  13)  AND  IS PERMITTED TO ADOPT UNDER 42 U.S.C. SECTION
7543, AND WHICH OTHER STATES ARE PERMITTED  TO  ADOPT  UNDER  42  U.S.C.
SECTIONS  7503  AND 7507, AND (B) HAS A FUEL EFFICIENCY THAT IS AT LEAST
ONE AND ONE-HALF TIMES THE AVERAGE FUEL EFFICIENCY FOR VEHICLES  IN  ITS
WEIGHT CLASS.

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

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