Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 27, 2020
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S7876
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-S7876 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S7876 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7876 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to creating a pedestrian safety rating system for motor vehicles PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will require the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehi- cles (DMV) to create and make publicly accessible via the Internet, a pedestrian safety rating system for all models of vehicles registered in New York State SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends the Vehicle and Traffic Law by adding a new Section 216-b to require the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to create and make publicly accessible via the Internet, a pedestrian safety rating system for all models of vehicles registered in
2019-S7876 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7876 I N S E N A T E February 27, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 creating a pedestrian safety rating system for motor vehicles 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 a new section 216-b to read as follows: § 216-B. PEDESTRIAN SAFETY RATING SYSTEM. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CAUSE TO BE CREATED A PEDESTRIAN SAFETY RATING SYSTEM WHICH SHALL BE MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE. SUCH PEDESTRIAN SAFETY RATING SYSTEM SHALL PROVIDE A RATING BETWEEN ONE AND FIVE STARS FOR EVERY MOTOR VEHICLE MODEL REGISTERED BY INDIVIDUALS IN THIS STATE BASED ON: 1. THE FREQUENCY OF COLLISIONS INVOLVING A BICYCLIST OR PEDESTRIAN REPORTED IN THE STATE FOR SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE MODEL, COMPARED TO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE MODEL REGISTERED IN THE STATE; 2. SAFETY FEATURES THAT THE COMMISSIONER DETERMINES ARE RELEVANT TO PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLIST SAFETY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AUTOMATIC COLLISION WARNING OR PEDESTRIAN DETECTION FEATURES, AUTOMATIC BRAKING, AND VISIBILITY; AND 3. ANY OTHER FACTORS THE COMMISSIONER DETERMINES ARE RELEVANT TO PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLIST SAFETY. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15047-02-0
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