assembly Bill A8608

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to parking in electric vehicle charging spaces

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 07, 2020 signed chap.206
Sep 25, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.806
substituted for s6836
Mar 02, 2020 referred to transportation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 27, 2020 advanced to third reading cal.431
Feb 25, 2020 reported
Feb 04, 2020 reported referred to codes
Jan 08, 2020 referred to transportation
Oct 02, 2019 referred to transportation


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A8608 (ACTIVE) - Details

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

A8608 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A8608 (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  A S S E M B L Y
                              October 2, 2019
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Transportation
 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.