senate Bill S6191

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the installation of safety belts in stretch limousines and the posting of notice, therein

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Current Bill Status Via A9057 - Signed by Governor


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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2020 signed chap.10
Jan 30, 2020 delivered to governor
Jan 14, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.79
substituted for s6191c
Jan 14, 2020 substituted by a9057
Jan 13, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.79
reported and committed to rules
Jan 10, 2020 print number 6191c
Jan 10, 2020 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2020 print number 6191b
Jan 08, 2020 amend (t) 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 (t) 6191a
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1089
May 21, 2019 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jan 13, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S6191C
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

S6191C
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

S6191
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

aye wr (2)

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S6191 - Details

Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §140, Transp L

S6191 - Summary

Provides that altered motor vehicles commonly referred to as "stretch limousines" which were altered on or after January 1, 2021, shall have at least two safety belts for the front seat and at least one safety belt for the rear seat for each passenger for which the rear seat of such vehicle was designed.

S6191 - Sponsor Memo

S6191 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6191

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  safety  require-
  ments  for certain motor vehicles which transport nine or more passen-
  gers

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

  Section  1. The opening paragraph of item (b) of subparagraph (iii) of
paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 140 of the  transportation  law,
as  amended  by section 1 of part III of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019,
is amended and a new subdivision 5-a is added to read as follows:
  Any person, corporation, company,  association,  joint  stock  associ-
ation, partnership, person or any officer or agent thereof, found guilty
of violating any of the department's safety rules or regulations involv-
ing  an out-of-service defect relating to brake systems, steering compo-
nents and/or coupling devices OR ANY REQUIREMENT PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
FIVE-A OF THIS SECTION shall be subject to a fine of not less than  five
hundred dollars nor more than one thousand two hundred fifty dollars for
the first offense, and upon being found guilty of a second or subsequent
offense  committed within eighteen months by a fine of not less than one
thousand two hundred fifty dollars nor more than three thousand dollars,
or by imprisonment for not more than sixty days or by both such fine and
imprisonment; provided, however, that if any such  person,  corporation,
company,  association,  joint  stock association, partnership, person or
any officer or agent thereof is  operating  a  farm  vehicle  registered
pursuant  to  subdivision  thirteen  of  section four hundred one of the
vehicle and traffic law in conformance with the terms of such  registra-
tion,  and if the violation as set forth in the summons is corrected not
later than one-half hour after sunset on the  third  full  business  day
after  the  issuance  of the summons and proof of such correction as set
forth in item (b) of subparagraph (iv) of this paragraph is submitted to

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

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S6191A - Details

Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §140, Transp L

S6191A - Summary

Provides that altered motor vehicles commonly referred to as "stretch limousines" which were altered on or after January 1, 2021, shall have at least two safety belts for the front seat and at least one safety belt for the rear seat for each passenger for which the rear seat of such vehicle was designed.

S6191A - Sponsor Memo

S6191A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6191--A
    Cal. No. 1089

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KENNEDY, BRESLIN, GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Trans-
  portation -- 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 transportation law and the vehicle and traffic  law,
  in  relation  to  safety requirements for certain motor vehicles which
  transport nine or more passengers

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

  Section  1. The opening paragraph of item (b) of subparagraph (iii) of
paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 140 of the  transportation  law,
as  amended  by section 1 of part III of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019,
is amended and a new subdivision 5-a is added to read as follows:
  Any person, corporation, company,  association,  joint  stock  associ-
ation, partnership, person or any officer or agent thereof, found guilty
of violating any of the department's safety rules or regulations involv-
ing  an out-of-service defect relating to brake systems, steering compo-
nents and/or coupling devices OR ANY REQUIREMENT PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
FIVE-A OF THIS SECTION shall be subject to a fine of not less than  five
hundred dollars nor more than one thousand two hundred fifty dollars for
the first offense, and upon being found guilty of a second or subsequent
offense  committed within eighteen months by a fine of not less than one
thousand two hundred fifty dollars nor more than three thousand dollars,
or by imprisonment for not more than sixty days or by both such fine and
imprisonment; provided, however, that if any such  person,  corporation,
company,  association,  joint  stock association, partnership, person or
any officer or agent thereof is  operating  a  farm  vehicle  registered
pursuant  to  subdivision  thirteen  of  section four hundred one of the
vehicle and traffic law in conformance with the terms of such  registra-
tion,  and if the violation as set forth in the summons is corrected not

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S6191B - Details

Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §140, Transp L

S6191B - Summary

Provides that altered motor vehicles commonly referred to as "stretch limousines" which were altered on or after January 1, 2021, shall have at least two safety belts for the front seat and at least one safety belt for the rear seat for each passenger for which the rear seat of such vehicle was designed.

S6191B - Sponsor Memo

S6191B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6191--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, GAUGHRAN, KAPLAN, LIU,
  PARKER, 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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the  instal-
  lation  of  safety  belts  in  stretch  limousines, and the posting of
  notice therein

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 383 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as added by chapter 86 of  the  laws  of  1968,  is
amended and a new paragraph (d) is added to read as follows:
  (c)  A  motor  vehicle  manufactured  or assembled on or after January
first, nineteen hundred sixty-eight, at least one safety belt  for  each
passenger seat position[.];
  (D) AN ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS A "STRETCH LIMOU-
SINE"  WHICH WAS ALTERED ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-
ONE, AT LEAST TWO SAFETY BELTS FOR THE FRONT  SEAT,  AND  AT  LEAST  ONE
SAFETY BELT FOR THE REAR SEAT FOR EACH PASSENGER FOR WHICH THE REAR SEAT
OF  SUCH  VEHICLE  WAS  DESIGNED,  AND AT LEAST ONE SAFETY BELT FOR EACH
PASSENGER SEAT POSITION.
  § 2. Section 383 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. NO ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE  COMMONLY  REFERRED  TO  AS  A  "STRETCH
LIMOUSINE"  WHICH WAS ALTERED PRIOR TO JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWEN-
TY-ONE SHALL BE SOLD OR REGISTERED IN THIS STATE  AND  NO  SUCH  ALTERED

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

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S6191C (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §140, Transp L

S6191C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that altered motor vehicles commonly referred to as "stretch limousines" which were altered on or after January 1, 2021, shall have at least two safety belts for the front seat and at least one safety belt for the rear seat for each passenger for which the rear seat of such vehicle was designed.

S6191C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6191C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6191--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, GAUGHRAN, KAPLAN, LIU,
  PARKER, 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  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the instal-
  lation of safety belts in  stretch  limousines,  and  the  posting  of
  notice therein

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 383 of the  vehi-
cle  and  traffic  law,  as  added by chapter 86 of the laws of 1968, is
amended and a new paragraph (d) is added to read as follows:
  (c) A motor vehicle manufactured or  assembled  on  or  after  January
first,  nineteen  hundred sixty-eight, at least one safety belt for each
passenger seat position[.];
  (D) AN ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS A "STRETCH LIMOU-
SINE" WHICH WAS ALTERED ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  TWENTY-
ONE,  AT  LEAST  TWO  SAFETY  BELTS FOR THE FRONT SEAT, AND AT LEAST ONE
SAFETY BELT FOR THE REAR SEAT FOR EACH PASSENGER FOR WHICH THE REAR SEAT
OF SUCH VEHICLE WAS DESIGNED, AND AT LEAST  ONE  SAFETY  BELT  FOR  EACH
PASSENGER SEAT POSITION.
  § 2. Section 383 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11415-06-0

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