senate Bill S6185

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring the commissioner of transportation to establish methods of reporting safety issues with limousines

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1151
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 21, 2019 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 3, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S6185
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 30, 2019 - Transportation committee Vote

S6185
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

aye wr (3)

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S6185 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8214
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §138, Transp L

S6185 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of transportation to establish methods of reporting safety issues with limousines and to use such reports when determining withdrawing a motor carrier's operating authority or denying applications for new or revised operating authority.

S6185 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6185 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6185

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in  relation  to  requiring  the
  commissioner of transportation to establish methods of reporting safe-
  ty issues with limousines

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 138 of the transportation law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  (A)  TO ESTABLISH A SMARTPHONE APPLICATION, WEBSITE AND TOLL-FREE
HOTLINE FOR REPORTING CUSTOMER SERVICE OR  SAFETY  ISSUES  WITH  ALTERED
MOTOR  VEHICLES  COMMONLY  REFERRED  TO  AS STRETCH LIMOUSINES WHICH ARE
DESIGNED OR MODIFIED FOR PURPOSES OF HAVING A SEATING CAPACITY  OF  NINE
OR MORE PASSENGERS.
  (B)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  LAW  OR  REGULATION  TO  THE CONTRARY, SUCH
REPORTS SHALL BE CONSIDERED BY THE  COMMISSIONER  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF
WITHDRAWING  A  MOTOR  CARRIER'S OPERATING AUTHORITY OR DENYING APPLICA-
TIONS FOR NEW OR REVISED OPERATING  AUTHORITY,  INCLUDING  EMERGENCY  OR
TEMPORARY OPERATING AUTHORITY.
  (C)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  REQUIRE MOTOR CARRIERS TO AFFIX SIGNAGE
WITHIN EACH MOTOR VEHICLE USED TO TRANSPORT PASSENGERS FOR  COMPENSATION
IN  A  PROMINENT  LOCATION  IN  THE  PASSENGER COMPARTMENT PROVIDING THE
WEBSITE ADDRESS AND TOLL-FREE HOTLINE NUMBER. THE FORM AND  LOCATION  OF
THE SIGNAGE SHALL BE DESIGNED OR APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  (D)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  DESIGN  THE  REPORTING SYSTEM TO ENABLE
CUSTOMERS TO ASSESS THE SERVICE  PROVIDED  BY  THEIR  MOTOR  CARRIER  BY
NUMERICAL  OR  LETTER  SCORING.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ALSO DESIGN A
REPORTING SYSTEM FOR REPORTING SUBSTANTIATED CLAIMS OF SAFETY ISSUES  OR
FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS ARTICLE OR ARTICLE NINETEEN-A OF THE VEHICLE
AND TRAFFIC LAW BY CUSTOMERS OR OTHER INDIVIDUALS WITH KNOWLEDGE OF SUCH
ISSUES OR COMPLIANCE FAILURES. SUCH REPORTING SYSTEM SHALL INCLUDE WITH-

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

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