Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to transportation
|Jan 28, 2019||
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S2626
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S2626 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S2626 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2626 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prohibiting the parking of a vehicle greater than sixty inches in height within fifteen feet of an intersection PURPOSE: To ensure a clear, unblocked view for drivers entering an intersection and lessening the likelihood of an accident occurring due to obstructed view of the intersection. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill adds paragraph 4 to subdivision a of § 1202 of the vehicle and traffic law to prohibit an individual from parking a vehicle within fifteen feet of an intersection, whether occupied or not, except temporarily for loading or unloading passengers or merchandise,
2019-S2626 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2626 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- 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 prohibiting the parking of a vehicle greater than sixty inches in height within fifteen feet of an intersection THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1202 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new paragraph 4 to read as follows: 4. A. PARK A VEHICLE, WHETHER OCCUPIED OR NOT, EXCEPT TEMPORARILY FOR THE PURPOSE OF AND WHILE ACTUALLY ENGAGED IN LOADING OR UNLOADING MERCHANDISE OR PASSENGERS, WITHIN FIFTEEN FEET OF THE NEAREST INTER- SECTION WHERE THE VEHICLE PARKED IS GREATER THAN SIXTY INCHES IN HEIGHT. B. ANY VEHICLE PARKED IN VIOLATION OF THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE SUBJECT TO PENALTIES SET BY THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODY WITH THE POWER TO ENACT SUCH SANCTIONS. C. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY MUNICIPALITY OF THIS STATE, ACTING THROUGH ITS LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT AND AMEND LOCAL LAWS, RULES AND ORDINANCES, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH, IN ORDER TO IMPOSE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THIS PARAGRAPH, WHICH MAY INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE COST OF TOWING THE VEHICLE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07200-01-9
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