senate Bill S6381

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires stretch limousines to be inspected once every six months for safety

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Jun 07, 2019 referred to rules

S6381 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:

S6381 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires stretch limousines to be inspected once every six months for safety.

S6381 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6381 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  requiring
  stretch limousines to be inspected once every six months for safety


  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 301 of the vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended by chapter 429 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read
as follows:
  (a) The commissioner shall require that every motor vehicle registered
in this state be inspected once  each  year,  EXCEPT  THAT  ANY  VEHICLE
EVERY SIX MONTHS, for safety, and at least biennially for  emissions  as
provided  for  pursuant  to  paragraph  two  of  subdivision (d) of this
section, and in accordance with the provisions of this article, and that
every motor vehicle sold or transferred for use on the  public  highways
of  this state by a dealer registered under section four hundred fifteen
of this chapter to any person other than another such registered  dealer
or  transferred  for  no remuneration by such a registered dealer to any
person other than to a welfare to work program  authorized  by  the  New
York  state department of labor, a private industry council, a county or
a social services district for the sole use of public assistance recipi-
ents or applicants participating in the welfare to work program to which
such vehicle is transferred must be inspected and bear a  valid  certif-
icate  or  certificates of inspection prior to delivery to the purchaser
or transferee. Provided, however, that nothing contained herein shall be
deemed to exempt any motor vehicle so transferred to a welfare  to  work
program  pursuant  to  the  provisions  of  this  subdivision from being
inspected in accordance with the provisions  of  this  section  or  from
complying  with all other applicable provisions of this chapter, includ-

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


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