senate Bill S6187C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires stretch limousines to use commercial global positioning system technology

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Current Bill Status Via A9058 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 14, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.76
substituted for s6187c
Jan 14, 2020 substituted by a9058
Jan 13, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.76
reported and committed to rules
Jan 10, 2020 print number 6187c
Jan 10, 2020 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2020 print number 6187b
Jan 08, 2020 amend and recommit to transportation
referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
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

Votes

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Jan 13, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S6187C
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 13, 2020 - Transportation committee Vote

S6187C
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 30, 2019 - Transportation committee Vote

S6187
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6187 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9058
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

S6187 - Summary

Requires stretch limousines to use commercial global positioning system technology which takes into account the minimum clearance, weight restriction, or turning radius of the motor vehicle.

S6187 - Sponsor Memo

S6187 - 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

Co-Sponsors

S6187A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9058
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

S6187A - Summary

Requires stretch limousines to use commercial global positioning system technology which takes into account the minimum clearance, weight restriction, or turning radius of the motor vehicle.

S6187A - Sponsor Memo

S6187A - 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.

Co-Sponsors

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S6187B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9058
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

S6187B - Summary

Requires stretch limousines to use commercial global positioning system technology which takes into account the minimum clearance, weight restriction, or turning radius of the motor vehicle.

S6187B - Sponsor Memo

S6187B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6187--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GAUGHRAN, CARLUCCI, KENNEDY, LIU, TEDISCO -- 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  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Transportation in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

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.  Section  375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 54 to read as follows:
  54. STRETCH LIMOUSINE COMMERCIAL  GPS.  (A)  EVERY  STRETCH  LIMOUSINE
REGISTERED  IN THIS STATE SHALL BE EQUIPPED WITH COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSI-
TIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY.
  (B) IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO OPERATE OR CAUSE TO BE OPERATED A  STRETCH
LIMOUSINE REGISTERED IN THIS STATE ON ANY PUBLIC HIGHWAY OR PRIVATE ROAD
OPEN  TO  PUBLIC  MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC UNLESS SUCH STRETCH LIMOUSINE IS
EQUIPPED WITH COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)  TECHNOLOGY  AS
REQUIRED  BY  THIS  SUBDIVISION  AND  SUCH COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING
SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY IS USED. THE PRESENCE IN SUCH STRETCH  LIMOUSINE
OF  COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY CONNECTED TO A
POWER SOURCE AND IN AN OPERABLE CONDITION IS PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE OF ITS
USE BY ANY PERSON OPERATING SUCH STRETCH LIMOUSINE. SUCH PRESUMPTION MAY
BE REBUTTED BY ANY CREDIBLE AND RELIABLE EVIDENCE WHICH  TENDS  TO  SHOW
THAT  SUCH COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY WAS NOT
IN USE.

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6187C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9058
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

S6187C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires stretch limousines to use commercial global positioning system technology which takes into account the minimum clearance, weight restriction, or turning radius of the motor vehicle.

S6187C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6187C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6187--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GAUGHRAN, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, KENNEDY, LIU, SEWARD,
  TEDISCO -- 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  -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Transportation in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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.  Section  375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 54 to read as follows:
  54. STRETCH LIMOUSINE COMMERCIAL  GPS.  (A)  EVERY  STRETCH  LIMOUSINE
REGISTERED  IN THIS STATE SHALL BE EQUIPPED WITH COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSI-
TIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY WITHIN NO LATER THAN  ONE  YEAR  OF  THE
DATE  UPON  WHICH  THE  NATIONAL  HIGHWAY  TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
PROMULGATES FINAL REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR COMMERCIAL GPS.
  (B) IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO OPERATE OR CAUSE TO BE OPERATED A  STRETCH
LIMOUSINE REGISTERED IN THIS STATE ON ANY PUBLIC HIGHWAY OR PRIVATE ROAD
OPEN  TO  PUBLIC  MOTOR VEHICLE TRAFFIC UNLESS SUCH STRETCH LIMOUSINE IS
EQUIPPED WITH COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)  TECHNOLOGY  AS
REQUIRED  BY  THIS  SUBDIVISION  AND  SUCH COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING
SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY IS USED. THE PRESENCE IN SUCH STRETCH  LIMOUSINE
OF  COMMERCIAL GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TECHNOLOGY CONNECTED TO A
POWER SOURCE AND IN AN OPERABLE CONDITION IS PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE OF ITS
USE BY ANY PERSON OPERATING SUCH STRETCH LIMOUSINE. SUCH PRESUMPTION MAY

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

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