Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to transportation
|Jan 09, 2019||
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S376
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-S376 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S376 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S376 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to passenger registration of pickup trucks SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Notwithstanding and other provisions of this chapter or other law, rule or regulation, section 401 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law will be amended by adding a new subdivision 16-A. This new subdivision will allow a pickup truck, which is used exclusively for non-commercial purposes, to be classified as a passenger vehicle and registered accord- ingly at the option of the registrant. For the purposes of this subdi- vision a pickup truck will be defined as any truck, regardless of weight, which has a cargo bed and side walls, regardless of seating capacity within the cab. JUSTIFICATION: In the current law a family who uses their pickup truck to tow a recre-
2019-S376 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 376 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 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 passenger registration of pickup trucks THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subdivision 16-a to read as follows: 16-A. PICKUP TRUCKS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHAP- TER OR OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION, A PICKUP TRUCK WHICH IS USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES SHALL, AT THE OPTION OF THE REGISTRANT, BE CLASSIFIED AS A PASSENGER VEHICLE AND REGISTERED ACCORD- INGLY. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "PICKUP TRUCK" SHALL MEAN ANY TRUCK, REGARDLESS OF WEIGHT, WHICH HAS A CARGO BED AND SIDE WALLS, REGARDLESS OF SEATING CAPACITY WITHIN THE CAB. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL PRECLUDE THE REGISTRATION OF A PICKUP TRUCK AS A PASSENGER VEHICLE SOLELY BECAUSE SUCH PICKUP TRUCK IS DRIVEN TO AND FROM THE REGISTRANT'S PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT. § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04281-01-9
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