senate Bill S6191

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to safety requirements for certain motor vehicles which transport nine or more passengers

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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 (t) 6191a
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1089
May 21, 2019 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

S6191 - Details

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

S6191 - Summary

Relates to safety requirements for certain motor vehicles which transport nine or more passengers; requires such motor vehicles to have rear seatbelts, rear windows and doors, and rollover protection devices.

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.

Co-Sponsors

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S6191A (ACTIVE) - Details

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

S6191A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to safety requirements for certain motor vehicles which transport nine or more passengers; requires such motor vehicles to have rear seatbelts, rear windows and doors, and rollover protection devices.

S6191A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6191A (ACTIVE) - 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

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