assembly Bill A471C

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certain vehicle equipment violations and fines

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Current Bill Status Via S784 - Signed by Governor


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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Oct 29, 2021 signed chap.527
Oct 22, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.697
substituted for a471c
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by s784b
Jun 09, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.697
rules report cal.697
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2021 print number 471c
Jun 05, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
May 24, 2021 reported referred to codes
May 20, 2021 print number 471b
May 20, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Apr 27, 2021 print number 471a
Apr 27, 2021 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2021 referred to transportation

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May 4, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S784A
16
3
committee
16
Aye
3
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 27, 2021 - Transportation committee Vote

S784A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2021

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A471 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S784
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§375, 381, 303 & 398-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11077, S9009

A471 - Summary

Relates to certain vehicle equipment violations and fines.

A471 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    471
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. MAGNARELLI, DE LA ROSA, DINOWITZ, COLTON, SIMON
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic  law,  in  relation  to  certain
   equipment  violations  and  fines;  and to amend the executive law, in
   relation to requiring police vehicles to be equipped  with  a  decibel
   reader
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 31 and 32 of section 375 of  the  vehicle  and
 traffic  law,  subdivision  31  as amended by chapter 337 of the laws of
 1971, and subdivision 32 as amended by section 14 of part C  of  chapter
 62 of the laws of 2003, are amended to read as follows:
   31.  Mufflers  and  exhaust  systems. Prevention of noise. Every motor
 vehicle, operated or driven upon the highways of the state, shall at all
 times be equipped  with  an  adequate  muffler  and  exhaust  system  in
 constant  operation and properly maintained to prevent any [excessive or
 unusual] noise OVER NINETY-FIVE DECIBELS FOR MOTORCYCLES AND OVER  SIXTY
 DECIBELS FOR OTHER MOTOR VEHICLES, and no such muffler or exhaust system
 shall  be  equipped with a cut-out, bypass, or similar device. No person
 shall modify the muffler or exhaust system  of  a  motor  vehicle  in  a
 manner  which will amplify or increase the noise emitted by the motor or
 exhaust system of such vehicle above that  emitted  by  the  muffler  or
 exhaust  system  originally  installed  on the vehicle and such original
 muffler and exhaust system shall comply with  all  the  requirements  of
 this section.
   A  muffler  is  a  device consisting of a series of chambers or baffle
 plates, or other mechanical design for the purpose of receiving  exhaust
 gas from an internal combustion engine, and effective in reducing noise.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01833-01-1

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A471A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S784
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§375, 381, 303 & 398-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11077, S9009

A471A - Summary

Relates to certain vehicle equipment violations and fines.

A471A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  471--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, DE LA ROSA, DINOWITZ, COLTON, SIMON,
   VANEL, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Trans-
   portation  -- 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  certain
   equipment  violations  and  fines;  and to amend the executive law, in
   relation to requiring police vehicles to be equipped  with  a  decibel
   reader
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 31 and 32 of section 375 of  the  vehicle  and
 traffic  law,  subdivision  31  as amended by chapter 337 of the laws of
 1971, and subdivision 32 as amended by section 14 of part C  of  chapter
 62 of the laws of 2003, are amended to read as follows:
   31.  Mufflers  and  exhaust  systems. Prevention of noise. Every motor
 vehicle, operated or driven upon the highways of the state, shall at all
 times be equipped  with  an  adequate  muffler  and  exhaust  system  in
 constant  operation and properly maintained to prevent any [excessive or
 unusual] noise WHICH EXCEEDS THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE  SOUND  LEVEL  LIMITS
 PRESCRIBED  IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX OF THIS TITLE OR THROUGH
 LOCAL LAW, RULE, OR REGULATION IN RELATION TO MOTOR VEHICLES AND  MOTOR-
 CYCLES,  and  no such muffler or exhaust system shall be equipped with a
 cut-out, bypass, or similar device. No person shall modify  the  muffler
 or  exhaust  system of a motor vehicle in a manner which will amplify or
 increase the noise emitted by the motor or exhaust system of such  vehi-
 cle  above  that  emitted  by  the  muffler or exhaust system originally
 installed on the vehicle and such original muffler  and  exhaust  system
 shall  comply  with  all the requirements of this section. PROVIDED THAT
 THE AMENDMENTS MADE BY THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-
 ONE  WHICH AMENDED THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT MODIFY OR OTHERWISE AFFECT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A471B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S784
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§375, 381, 303 & 398-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11077, S9009

A471B - Summary

Relates to certain vehicle equipment violations and fines.

A471B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  471--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, DE LA ROSA, DINOWITZ, COLTON, SIMON,
   VANEL, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Trans-
   portation  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from  said
   committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommit-
   ted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic  law,  in  relation  to  certain
   equipment violations and fines
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 31 and 32 of section 375 of  the  vehicle  and
 traffic  law,  subdivision  31  as amended by chapter 337 of the laws of
 1971, and subdivision 32 as amended by section 14 of part C  of  chapter
 62 of the laws of 2003, are amended to read as follows:
   31.  Mufflers  and  exhaust  systems. Prevention of noise.   (A) Every
 motor vehicle, operated or driven upon the highways of the state,  shall
 at  all times be equipped with an adequate muffler and exhaust system in
 constant operation and properly maintained to prevent any  excessive  or
 unusual  noise  and  no such muffler or exhaust system shall be equipped
 with a cut-out, bypass, or similar device. No person  shall  modify  the
 muffler  or  exhaust  system  of  a motor vehicle in a manner which will
 amplify or increase the noise emitted by the motor or exhaust system  of
 such  vehicle  above  that  emitted  by  the  muffler  or exhaust system
 originally installed on  the  vehicle  and  such  original  muffler  and
 exhaust system shall comply with all the requirements of this section.
   (B)  ON AND AFTER JUNE FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, NO PERSON SHALL
 MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTE, SELL, OR OFFER FOR SALE A  CUT-OUT,  BYPASS  OR
 SIMILAR DEVICE FOR THE MUFFLER OR EXHAUST SYSTEM OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, OR,
 FOR  COMPENSATION,  EQUIP OR INSTALL A CUT-OUT, BYPASS OR SIMILAR DEVICE
 ON THE MUFFLER OR EXHAUST SYSTEM OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A471C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S784
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§375, 381, 303 & 398-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11077, S9009

A471C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain vehicle equipment violations and fines.

A471C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  471--C
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, DE LA ROSA, DINOWITZ, COLTON, SIMON,
   VANEL, SEAWRIGHT, PERRY -- read once and referred to the Committee  on
   Transportation   --   committee   discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  again
   reported  from  said  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported and referred  to
   the  Committee on Codes -- 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  certain
   equipment violations and fines
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 31, 31-a, 31-b and 32 of section  375  of  the
 vehicle and traffic law, subdivision 31 as amended by chapter 337 of the
 laws  of  1971,  subdivision 31-a as added by chapter 434 of the laws of
 1979, subdivision 31-b as added by chapter 612 of the laws of  1986  and
 subdivision  32  as amended by section 14 of part C of chapter 62 of the
 laws of 2003, are amended to read as follows:
   31. Mufflers and exhaust systems. Prevention  of  noise.    (A)  Every
 motor  vehicle, operated or driven upon the highways of the state, shall
 at all times be equipped with an adequate muffler and exhaust system  in
 constant  operation  and properly maintained to prevent any excessive or
 unusual noise and no such muffler or exhaust system  shall  be  equipped
 with  a  cut-out,  bypass, or similar device. No person shall modify the
 muffler or exhaust system of a motor vehicle  in  a  manner  which  will
 amplify  or increase the noise emitted by the motor or exhaust system of
 such vehicle above  that  emitted  by  the  muffler  or  exhaust  system
 originally  installed  on  the  vehicle  and  such  original muffler and
 exhaust system shall comply with all the requirements of this section.

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