senate Bill S6187A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires stretch limousines to use commercial global positioning system technology

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
amended 6187a
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1085
May 21, 2019 referred to transportation

S6187 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §509-dd, V & T L

S6187 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires stretch limousines to use commercial global positioning system technology which takes into account the minimum clearance and turning radius of the motor vehicle and which can transmit certain real-time data to the motor carrier or stretch limousine operator's employer.

S6187 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6187 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6187

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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  requiring
  stretch  limousines  to use commercial global positioning system tech-
  nology

  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 509-dd to read as follows:
  § 509-DD. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR STRETCH LIMOUSINES. (1) NO DRIV-
ER SHALL OPERATE A STRETCH LIMOUSINE  AND  A  MOTOR  CARRIER  SHALL  NOT
PERMIT  A  DRIVER  TO  OPERATE  A  STRETCH  LIMOUSINE WITHOUT THE USE OF
COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY.
  (2) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "STRETCH LIMOUSINE" SHALL MEAN AN ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE  HAVING  A
SEATING  CAPACITY  OF  NINE  OR  MORE  PASSENGERS, INCLUDING THE DRIVER,
TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS FOR COMPENSATION IN CHARTERED PARTY.
  (B) "COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY" SHALL MEAN
GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY WHICH HAS  BEEN  SPECIFICALLY
DESIGNED  TO ASSIST IN THE NAVIGATION OF COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH
INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, SELECTION OF  ROUTES  WHICH  TAKE  INTO
ACCOUNT  THE  MINIMUM CLEARANCE OR TURNING RADIUS OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE,
AND IS CAPABLE OF PROVIDING REAL-TIME ACCOUNTING OF THE MOTOR  VEHICLE'S
SPEED,  LOCATION,  AND ACTIONS TO THE MOTOR CARRIER OR STRETCH LIMOUSINE
OPERATOR'S EMPLOYER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.  Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
completed on or before such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11954-01-9

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S6187A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §509-dd, V & T L

S6187A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires stretch limousines to use commercial global positioning system technology which takes into account the minimum clearance and turning radius of the motor vehicle and which can transmit certain real-time data to the motor carrier or stretch limousine operator's employer.

S6187A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6187A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6187--A
    Cal. No. 1085

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  report,  amended  on
  first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of second report

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  requiring
  stretch  limousines  to use commercial global positioning system tech-
  nology

  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 509-dd to read as follows:
  § 509-DD. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR STRETCH LIMOUSINES. (1) NO DRIV-
ER SHALL OPERATE A STRETCH LIMOUSINE  AND  A  MOTOR  CARRIER  SHALL  NOT
PERMIT  A  DRIVER  TO  OPERATE  A  STRETCH  LIMOUSINE WITHOUT THE USE OF
COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY.
  (2) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "STRETCH LIMOUSINE" SHALL MEAN AN ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE  HAVING  A
SEATING  CAPACITY  OF  NINE  OR  MORE  PASSENGERS, INCLUDING THE DRIVER,
TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS FOR COMPENSATION.
  (B) "COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY" SHALL MEAN
GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY WHICH HAS  BEEN  SPECIFICALLY
DESIGNED  TO ASSIST IN THE NAVIGATION OF COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH
INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, SELECTION OF  ROUTES  WHICH  TAKE  INTO
ACCOUNT  THE  MINIMUM CLEARANCE OR TURNING RADIUS OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE,
AND IS CAPABLE OF PROVIDING REAL-TIME ACCOUNTING OF THE MOTOR  VEHICLE'S
SPEED,  LOCATION, AND USE OF ANY HIGHWAY, STREET OR ROADWAY TO THE MOTOR
CARRIER OR STRETCH LIMOUSINE OPERATOR'S EMPLOYER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
rule  or  regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its
effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such
effective date.

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