senate Bill S6604B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to motor carriers of stretch limousines

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Current Bill Status Via A9059 - 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.82
substituted for s6604b
Jan 14, 2020 substituted by a9059
Jan 13, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.82
reported and committed to rules
Jan 10, 2020 print number 6604b
Jan 10, 2020 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 08, 2020 print number 6604a
Jan 08, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
referred to transportation
Jun 18, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 13, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S6604B
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

S6604B
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Jan 13, 2020

Co-Sponsors

S6604 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9059
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§509-d & 509-m, V & T L; amd §138, Transp L

S6604 - Summary

Provides that every motor carrier shall furnish the department of motor vehicles a list of each altered motor vehicle commonly referred to as a "stretch limousine" designed to carry 9 or more passengers; requires the commissioner of motor vehicles to annually review the bus driver files of each driver employed by a motor vehicle carrier who operates such stretch limousine; makes related provisions.

S6604 - Sponsor Memo

S6604 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6604

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to motor carri-
  ers of stretch limousines

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

  Section  1. Section 509-d of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  (5-A) EVERY MOTOR CARRIER SHALL FURNISH THE DEPARTMENT,  BEGINNING  NO
LATER  THAN  JULY  FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, A
LIST OF EACH ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE COMMONLY REFERRED TO  AS  A  "STRETCH
LIMOUSINE"  DESIGNED  TO CARRY FIFTEEN OR MORE PASSENGERS IN ADDITION TO
THE DRIVER THAT SUCH MOTOR CARRIER OPERATES, IF ANY, INCLUDING THE VEHI-
CLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND REGISTRATION NUMBER OF EACH  SUCH  ALTERED
MOTOR  VEHICLE, AND A LIST OF ALL DRIVERS SUCH MOTOR CARRIER EMPLOYS WHO
DRIVE SUCH ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND WHETHER SUCH DRIVER  IS  QUALIFIED
OR  HAS BEEN DISQUALIFIED TO OPERATE SUCH ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE PURSUANT
TO THIS ARTICLE.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 509-m of the vehicle and traffic law, as
added by chapter 675 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  1. At least once every three years, review the  bus  driver  files  of
each  motor carrier, provided, however, that the commissioner may review
such bus driver files at his discretion at any other time during regular
business hours.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  REVIEW
AT  LEAST  ANNUALLY  THE  BUS  DRIVER FILES OF EACH DRIVER EMPLOYED BY A
MOTOR CARRIER WHO OPERATES AN ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE COMMONLY REFERRED TO
AS A "STRETCH LIMOUSINE" DESIGNED TO CARRY FIFTEEN OR MORE PASSENGERS IN
ADDITION TO THE DRIVER, AND ANNUALLY VERIFY  WHETHER  EACH  SUCH  DRIVER
HOLDS  A  VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE VALID FOR THE OPERATION OF SUCH ALTERED
MOTOR VEHICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05406-03-9

Co-Sponsors

S6604A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9059
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§509-d & 509-m, V & T L; amd §138, Transp L

S6604A - Summary

Provides that every motor carrier shall furnish the department of motor vehicles a list of each altered motor vehicle commonly referred to as a "stretch limousine" designed to carry 9 or more passengers; requires the commissioner of motor vehicles to annually review the bus driver files of each driver employed by a motor vehicle carrier who operates such stretch limousine; makes related provisions.

S6604A - Sponsor Memo

S6604A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6604--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SANDERS, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recom-
  mitted  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 and the transportation law,
  in relation to motor carriers of stretch limousines

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

  Section  1. Section 509-d of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  (5-A) EVERY MOTOR CARRIER SHALL FURNISH THE DEPARTMENT,  BEGINNING  NO
LATER  THAN JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER,
A LIST OF EACH ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS A  "STRETCH
LIMOUSINE", IF ANY, DESIGNED TO CARRY TEN OR MORE PASSENGERS IN ADDITION
TO  THE  DRIVER  THAT  SUCH MOTOR CARRIER OPERATES PURSUANT TO OPERATING
AUTHORITY ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF  TRANSPORTATION,  INCLUDING  THE
VEHICLE  IDENTIFICATION  NUMBER  AND  REGISTRATION  NUMBER  OF EACH SUCH
ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE, AND A LIST OF  ALL  DRIVERS  SUCH  MOTOR  CARRIER
EMPLOYS WHO DRIVE SUCH ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND WHETHER SUCH DRIVER IS
QUALIFIED OR HAS BEEN DISQUALIFIED TO OPERATE SUCH ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE
PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 509-m of the vehicle and traffic law, as
added by chapter 675 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  At  least  once  every three years, review the bus driver files of
each motor carrier, provided, however, that the commissioner may  review
such bus driver files at his discretion at any other time during regular
business  hours.   PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REVIEW
AT LEAST ANNUALLY THE BUS DRIVER FILES OF  EACH  DRIVER  EMPLOYED  BY  A
MOTOR CARRIER WHO OPERATES AN ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE COMMONLY REFERRED TO
AS  A  "STRETCH  LIMOUSINE"  DESIGNED TO CARRY TEN OR MORE PASSENGERS IN

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6604B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9059
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§509-d & 509-m, V & T L; amd §138, Transp L

S6604B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that every motor carrier shall furnish the department of motor vehicles a list of each altered motor vehicle commonly referred to as a "stretch limousine" designed to carry 9 or more passengers; requires the commissioner of motor vehicles to annually review the bus driver files of each driver employed by a motor vehicle carrier who operates such stretch limousine; makes related provisions.

S6604B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6604B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6604--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SANDERS, BRESLIN, PARKER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --
  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 and the transportation law,
  in relation to motor carriers of stretch limousines

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

  Section  1. Section 509-d of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  (5-A) EVERY MOTOR CARRIER SHALL FURNISH THE DEPARTMENT,  BEGINNING  NO
LATER  THAN JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER,
A LIST OF EACH ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS A  "STRETCH
LIMOUSINE",  IF ANY, DESIGNED TO CARRY NINE OR MORE PASSENGERS INCLUDING
THE DRIVER THAT  SUCH  MOTOR  CARRIER  OPERATES  PURSUANT  TO  OPERATING
AUTHORITY  ISSUED  BY  THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION, INCLUDING THE
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER  AND  REGISTRATION  NUMBER  OF  EACH  SUCH
ALTERED  MOTOR  VEHICLE,  AND  A  LIST OF ALL DRIVERS SUCH MOTOR CARRIER
EMPLOYS WHO DRIVE SUCH ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND WHETHER SUCH DRIVER IS
QUALIFIED OR HAS BEEN DISQUALIFIED TO OPERATE SUCH ALTERED MOTOR VEHICLE
PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 509-m of the vehicle and traffic law, as
added by chapter 675 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  1. At least once every three years, review the  bus  driver  files  of
each  motor carrier, provided, however, that the commissioner may review
such bus driver files at his discretion at any other time during regular
business hours.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  REVIEW
AT  LEAST  ANNUALLY  THE  BUS  DRIVER FILES OF EACH DRIVER EMPLOYED BY A

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

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