senate Bill S6836

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to parking in electric vehicle charging spaces

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Nov 08, 2019 referred to rules

S6836 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1202, V & T L

S6836 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to parking in electric vehicle charging spaces; prohibits motor vehicles which are not an electric vehicle from parking in such spaces.

S6836 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6836 (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

                            November 8, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- 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  parking  in
  electric vehicle charging spaces


  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (a) of section 1202 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 679  of  the  laws  of  1970,
subparagraph k as amended by chapter 267 of the laws of 1998, is amended
to read as follows:
  1. Stop, stand or park a vehicle:
  a.  On  the roadway side of any vehicle stopped, standing or parked at
the edge or curb of a street;
  b. On a sidewalk;
  c. Within an intersection, except when permitted by official signs  or
parking  meters  on the side of a highway opposite a street which inter-
sects but does not cross such highway;
  d. On a cross walk;
  e. Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within  thirty  feet
of  points  on  the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone,
unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings  or
parking meters;
  f.  Alongside  or  opposite  any street excavation or obstruction when
stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
  g. Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or with-
in a highway tunnel, unless otherwise indicated by official signs, mark-
ings or parking meters;
  h. On any railroad tracks;
  i. In the area between roadways of a divided highway, including cross-
overs, except in an emergency;

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


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