senate Bill S6192

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Excludes limousines from the definition of "sedan" and changes the license requirements to operate a limousine

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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.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1090
May 21, 2019 referred to transportation

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S6192 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8474
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§151, 501 & 501-a, Transp L

S6192 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Excludes commercial motor vehicles with a seating capacity of nine or more persons from the definition of "sedan" and changes the license requirements to operate a limousine.

S6192 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6192 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6192

                       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 and the vehicle and traffic  law,
  in  relation  to  excluding  commercial  motor vehicles with a seating
  capacity of nine or more persons from the definition of the term sedan
  and changing the class of license required to operate  stretch  limou-
  sines

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

  Section 1. The closing paragraph of section 151 of the  transportation
law,  as  amended  by  section  8 of part G of chapter 58 of the laws of
2012, is amended to read as follows:
  For the purposes of this article, the term "sedan" or "sedans" as used
herein shall  include  private  passenger  automobiles,  but  shall  not
include  commercial  motor  vehicles with a seating capacity of [eleven]
NINE persons or more including the driver.
  § 2. Subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (b) of subdivision  2  of  section
501 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by section 4 of part E of
chapter 58 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (iv)  P  endorsement. Shall be required to operate a bus as defined in
sections one hundred four and five hundred nine-a of  this  chapter,  AN
ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS A STRETCH LIMOUSINE HAVING
A  SEATING  CAPACITY OF NINE OR MORE PASSENGERS INCLUDING THE DRIVER, or
any motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight or  gross  vehicle  weight
rating  of  more  than  twenty-six  thousand pounds which is designed to
transport passengers in commerce. For the purposes of this  subparagraph
the  gross  vehicle  weight of a vehicle shall mean the actual weight of
the vehicle and the load.
  § 3. Subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (a) of subdivision  4  of  section
501-a  of  the  vehicle  and traffic law, as added by chapter 173 of the
laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:

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

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