|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to transportation|
|Apr 23, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S5298
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5298 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5298 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5298 SPONSOR: ROBACH TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing exemptions for tinted windows for persons suffering from skin cancers such as melanoma PURPOSE: To grant those diagnosed with melanoma and other skin cancers an exemption from tinted window requirements SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law. Section 2: Enacting Clause JUSTIFICATION: Any resident who for medical reasons needs to be shielded from direct
S5298 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5298 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 23, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- 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 authorizing exemptions for tinted windows for persons suffering from skin cancers such as melanoma THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 12-a of section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 135 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows: (c) Any person required for medical reasons to be shielded from the direct rays of the sun and/or any person operating a motor vehicle belonging to such person or in which such person is an habitual passen- ger shall be exempt from the provisions of subparagraphs one and two of paragraph (b) of this subdivision provided the commissioner has granted an exemption and notice of such exemption is affixed to the vehicle as directed by the commissioner. The applicant for such exemption must provide a physician's statement with the reason for the exemption, the name of the individual with a medically necessary condition operating or transported in the vehicle, the specific condition involved, and the minimum level of light transmission required. The commissioner shall [only] authorize exemptions FOR PERSONS SUFFERING FROM SKIN CANCERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MELANOMA, AND where the medical condition certified by the physician is contained on a list of medical conditions prepared by the commissioner of health pursuant to subdivision sixteen of section two hundred six of the public health law. If such [such] exemption is granted, the commissioner shall make a record thereof and shall distribute a sufficiently noticeable sticker to the applicant to be attached to any window so shielded or altered pursuant to such exemption. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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