assembly Bill A6295A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a commercial driver's license (CDL) class A young adult training program

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 15, 2021 signed chap.618
Nov 03, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1780
substituted for s5486a
Jun 08, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.580
rules report cal.580
reported
Jun 07, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 24, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 18, 2021 print number 6295a
May 18, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to transportation
Mar 12, 2021 referred to transportation

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A6295 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5486
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L; amd §14, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10140

A6295 - Summary

Establishes a commercial driver's license (CDL) class A young adult training program for qualified 18-20 year olds; provides for the repeal of the act if any federal agency or court determines that the act would render the state ineligible for receipt of federal funds.

A6295 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6295
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LUPARDO, BRONSON, ABBATE, BUTTENSCHON, CRUZ,
   EPSTEIN, SIMON,  TAYLOR,  PALMESANO,  DeSTEFANO,  MIKULIN,  McDONOUGH,
   SALKA,  SCHMITT,  WALCZYK  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY,
   BLANKENBUSH, THIELE -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
   Transportation

 AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the transportation law,
   in relation to establishing a commercial driver's license (CDL)  class
   A young adult licensing pilot program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 2 of section 502  of
 the  vehicle  and  traffic law, as amended by chapter 520 of the laws of
 1991, are amended to read as follows:
   (a) An applicant for a [class A license or for a] commercial  driver's
 license  which  contains  an H or an X endorsement or which is valid for
 operation in interstate commerce shall be at least twenty-one  years  of
 age.
   (b)  Except as provided in paragraph (a) of this subdivision an appli-
 cant for a class A, B, C or E license shall be at least  eighteen  years
 of age.
   §  2.  Section 14 of the transportation law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 36 to read as follows:
   36. (A) TO PROMULGATE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  MOTOR
 VEHICLES,  RULES AND REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A COMMERCIAL
 DRIVER'S LICENSE (CDL) CLASS A YOUNG ADULT LICENSING PROGRAM.
   (I) SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL BE NO LESS PROTECTIVE  OF  PUBLIC
 SAFETY THAN THE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERN-
 MENT  WITH RESPECT TO THE TRAINING OF ENTRY-LEVEL COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHI-
 CLE OPERATORS. THE REGULATIONS  SHALL  SET  FORTH  THE  CRITERIA  TO  BE
 INCLUDED  IN  THE  TRAINING PROGRAM AND SHALL BE NO LESS THAN THE ENTRY-
 LEVEL DRIVER TRAINING  REQUIREMENTS  PRESCRIBED  BY  THE  UNITED  STATES
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A6295A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5486
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §502, V & T L; amd §14, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10140

A6295A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a commercial driver's license (CDL) class A young adult training program for qualified 18-20 year olds; provides for the repeal of the act if any federal agency or court determines that the act would render the state ineligible for receipt of federal funds.

A6295A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6295--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LUPARDO, BRONSON, ABBATE, BUTTENSCHON, CRUZ,
   EPSTEIN, SIMON,  TAYLOR,  PALMESANO,  DeSTEFANO,  MIKULIN,  McDONOUGH,
   SALKA,  SCHMITT, WALCZYK, FAHY, GALLAHAN, LAWLER -- Multi-Sponsored by
   -- M. of A.  BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, THIELE -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Transportation -- 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 establishing a commercial driver's license (CDL) class
   A young adult training program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 2 of section 502 of
 the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 520 of  the  laws  of
 1991, are amended to read as follows:
   (a)  An applicant for a [class A license or for a] commercial driver's
 license which contains an H or an X endorsement or which  is  valid  for
 operation  in  interstate commerce shall be at least twenty-one years of
 age.
   (b) Except as provided in paragraph (a) of this subdivision an  appli-
 cant  for  a class A, B, C or E license shall be at least eighteen years
 of age.
   § 2. Subdivision 5 of section 502 of the vehicle and  traffic  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
   (D)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  NOT ISSUE A CLASS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S
 LICENSE TO A PERSON WHO  IS  EIGHTEEN,  NINETEEN  OR  TWENTY  YEARS  OLD
 UNLESS,  IN  ADDITION  TO  MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS CHAPTER WITH
 RESPECT TO THE ISSUANCE OF COMMERCIAL  DRIVER'S  LICENSES,  SUCH  PERSON
 SUBMITS  ACCEPTABLE  PROOF  OF  SUCCESSFUL  COMPLETION OF THE COMMERCIAL
 DRIVER'S LICENSE (CDL) CLASS A YOUNG ADULT TRAINING PROGRAM  ESTABLISHED
 BY THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THIRTY-SIX
 OF  SECTION  FOURTEEN OF THE TRANSPORTATION LAW, AND PROOF OF COMPLETION
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.