senate Bill S1170

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires automobiles sold in this state with model year 2027 and thereafter to be equipped with a blind spot monitoring device

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 07, 2021 referred to transportation

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S1170 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §379, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8383
2019-2020: S1701

S1170 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires automobiles sold in this state with model year 2027 and thereafter to be equipped with a blind spot monitoring device.

S1170 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1170 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1170
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SEPULVEDA,  GOUNARDES  --  read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Trans-
   portation
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring
   all new motor vehicles sold in this state to be equipped with a  blind
   spot monitoring device

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 379 to read as follows:
   §  379. BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
 THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A. "BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE"  SHALL  MEAN  A  SYSTEM  OF  DIGITAL
 CAMERAS  OR  OTHER  MEDIA RECORDING DEVICES FITTED WITHIN THE BODY OR ON
 THE EXTERIOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH IS CAPABLE OF MONITORING ALL BLIND
 SPOTS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE AND WHICH GENERATES  A  WARNING
 TO  THE OPERATOR OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE, BY MEANS OF A LIGHT, A BUZZER OR
 BOTH, WHEN ANY OBJECT IS DETECTED IN SUCH BLIND SPOT; AND
   B. "BLIND SPOT" SHALL MEAN AN AREA OF THE ROAD THAT CANNOT BE SEEN  BY
 THE  OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE LOOKING FORWARD OR THROUGH EITHER
 THE REAR-VIEW OR SIDE MIRRORS.
   2. COMMENCING WITH MODEL YEAR  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-SEVEN  AND  EVERY
 MODEL  YEAR  THEREAFTER,  EVERY  AUTOMOBILE  SOLD IN THIS STATE SHALL BE
 EQUIPPED WITH A BLIND SPOT MONITORING DEVICE. THE COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY
 AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  NECESSARY
 FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03473-01-1

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