senate Bill S179

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires stretch limousines to be inspected once every six months for safety

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Jan 06, 2021 referred to transportation

S179 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4632
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6381

S179 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires stretch limousines to be inspected once every six months for safety.

S179 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S179 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    179
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  requiring
   stretch limousines to be inspected once every six months for safety

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 301 of the vehicle  and  traffic
 law,  as  amended by chapter 429 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read
 as follows:
   (a) The commissioner shall require that every motor vehicle registered
 in this state be inspected once  each  year,  EXCEPT  THAT  ANY  VEHICLE
 COMMONLY  REFERRED  TO  AS A "STRETCH LIMOUSINE" SHALL BE INSPECTED ONCE
 EVERY SIX MONTHS, for safety, and at least biennially for  emissions  as
 provided  for  pursuant  to  paragraph  two  of  subdivision (d) of this
 section, and in accordance with the provisions of this article, and that
 every motor vehicle sold or transferred for use on the  public  highways
 of  this state by a dealer registered under section four hundred fifteen
 of this chapter to any person other than another such registered  dealer
 or  transferred  for  no remuneration by such a registered dealer to any
 person other than to a welfare to work program  authorized  by  the  New
 York  state department of labor, a private industry council, a county or
 a social services district for the sole use of public assistance recipi-
 ents or applicants participating in the welfare to work program to which
 such vehicle is transferred must be inspected and bear a  valid  certif-
 icate  or  certificates of inspection prior to delivery to the purchaser
 or transferee. Provided, however, that nothing contained herein shall be
 deemed to exempt any motor vehicle so transferred to a welfare  to  work
 program  pursuant  to  the  provisions  of  this  subdivision from being
 inspected in accordance with the provisions  of  this  section  or  from
 complying  with all other applicable provisions of this chapter, includ-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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