senate Bill S2740A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a demonstration program on interstate route 278 in Kings county to enforce vehicle weight restriction on such interstate by means of mobile or stationary weigh in motion systems; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.536
substituted for a2316a
Jun 03, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
May 24, 2021 amended on third reading 2740b
Apr 26, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 21, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 20, 2021 1st report cal.707
Apr 08, 2021 print number 2740a
Apr 08, 2021 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 25, 2021 referred to transportation

S2740 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §385-a, amd §237, V & T L; amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8128

S2740 - Summary

Relates to establishing a demonstration program on interstate route 278 in Kings county to enforce vehicle weight restriction on such interstate by means of mobile or stationary weigh in motion systems; relates to notices of liability and the adjudication of certain traffic infractions involving the use of photo monitoring devices.

S2740 - Sponsor Memo

S2740 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2740
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 and the public officers law,
   in relation to establishing  a  demonstration  program  on  interstate
   route  278  in  Kings  county to enforce vehicle weight restriction on
   such interstate by means of  mobile  or  stationary  weigh  in  motion
   systems;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira-
   tion thereof
 
   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 385-a to read as follows:
   § 385-A. OWNER LIABILITY FOR VIOLATION OF CERTAIN WEIGHT  RESTRICTIONS
 ON  INTERSTATE  ROUTE  278  IN  KINGS  COUNTY.   1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "OWNER" SHALL HAVE THE MEANING PROVIDED IN ARTICLE TWO-B  OF  THIS
 CHAPTER.
   (B)  "VEHICLE  WEIGHT  RESTRICTIONS"  SHALL MEAN AXLE WEIGHT AND GROSS
 VEHICLE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS ESTABLISHED BY SECTION THREE HUNDRED  EIGHT-
 Y-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE AND THE RULES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
 OF  THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,  OF  A VEHICLE OTHER THAN ONE OPERATING IN
 ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ANY OVERWEIGHT PERMIT.
   (C) "WEIGH IN MOTION SYSTEM" SHALL MEAN SENSORS INSTALLED TO  WORK  IN
 CONJUNCTION  WITH  OTHER DEVICES DESIGNED TO CAPTURE AND RECORD THE AXLE
 WEIGHT AND GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT OF A VEHICLE, WHICH SENSORS ARE  CAPABLE
 OF  OPERATING  INDEPENDENTLY  OF AN ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND CAN PRODUCE
 ONE OR MORE IMAGES OF EACH SUCH VEHICLE AT THE TIME IT IS  IN  VIOLATION
 OF VEHICLE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.
   (D)  "WEIGH  IN  MOTION  SYSTEM  PROGRAM"  SHALL  MEAN A DEMONSTRATION
 PROGRAM ESTABLISHED BY THIS SECTION THAT OPERATES EXCLUSIVELY ON  INTER-
 STATE ROUTE 278 IN KINGS COUNTY WITHIN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S2740A - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §385-a, amd §237, V & T L; amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8128

S2740A - Summary

Relates to establishing a demonstration program on interstate route 278 in Kings county to enforce vehicle weight restriction on such interstate by means of mobile or stationary weigh in motion systems; relates to notices of liability and the adjudication of certain traffic infractions involving the use of photo monitoring devices.

S2740A - Sponsor Memo

S2740A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2740--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the public officers law,
   in relation to establishing  a  demonstration  program  on  interstate
   route  278  in  Kings  county to enforce vehicle weight restriction on
   such interstate by means of  mobile  or  stationary  weigh  in  motion
   systems;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira-
   tion thereof
 
   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 385-a to read as follows:
   § 385-A. OWNER LIABILITY FOR VIOLATION OF CERTAIN WEIGHT  RESTRICTIONS
 ON  INTERSTATE  ROUTE  278  IN  KINGS  COUNTY.   1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "OWNER" SHALL HAVE THE MEANING PROVIDED IN ARTICLE TWO-B  OF  THIS
 CHAPTER.
   (B)  "VEHICLE  WEIGHT  RESTRICTIONS"  SHALL MEAN AXLE WEIGHT AND GROSS
 VEHICLE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS ESTABLISHED BY SECTION THREE HUNDRED  EIGHT-
 Y-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE AND THE RULES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
 OF  THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,  OF  A VEHICLE OTHER THAN ONE OPERATING IN
 ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ANY OVERWEIGHT PERMIT.
   (C) "WEIGH IN MOTION SYSTEM" SHALL MEAN SENSORS INSTALLED TO  WORK  IN
 CONJUNCTION  WITH  OTHER DEVICES DESIGNED TO CAPTURE AND RECORD THE AXLE
 WEIGHT AND GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT OF A VEHICLE, WHICH SENSORS ARE  CAPABLE
 OF  OPERATING  INDEPENDENTLY  OF AN ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, AND CAN PRODUCE
 ONE OR MORE IMAGES OF EACH SUCH VEHICLE AT THE TIME IT IS  IN  VIOLATION
 OF VEHICLE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01147-03-1

S2740B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §385-a, amd §237, V & T L; amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8128

S2740B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a demonstration program on interstate route 278 in Kings county to enforce vehicle weight restriction on such interstate by means of mobile or stationary weigh in motion systems; relates to notices of liability and the adjudication of certain traffic infractions involving the use of photo monitoring devices.

S2740B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2740B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2740--B
     Cal. No. 707
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted to said committee -- reported favorably  from  said  committee,
   ordered  to  first  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading,
   amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
   third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the public officers law,
   in  relation  to  establishing  a  demonstration program on interstate
   route 278 in Kings county to enforce  vehicle  weight  restriction  on
   such  interstate  by  means  of  mobile  or stationary weigh in motion
   systems; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expira-
   tion thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 235 of the vehicle and traffic law is REPEALED  and
 a new section 235 is added to read as follows:
   §  235. JURISDICTION. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF
 ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW OR ADMINISTRATIVE CODE TO THE  CONTRA-
 RY, IN ANY CITY WHICH HERETOFORE OR HEREAFTER IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH
 AN  ADMINISTRATIVE  TRIBUNAL:  (A)  TO  HEAR AND DETERMINE COMPLAINTS OF
 TRAFFIC  INFRACTIONS  CONSTITUTING   PARKING,   STANDING   OR   STOPPING
 VIOLATIONS,  OR (B) TO ADJUDICATE THE LIABILITY OF OWNERS FOR VIOLATIONS
 OF SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION ELEVEN  HUNDRED  ELEVEN  OF  THIS  CHAPTER
 IMPOSED PURSUANT TO A LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE IMPOSING MONETARY LIABILITY
 ON  THE  OWNER OF A VEHICLE FOR FAILURE OF AN OPERATOR THEREOF TO COMPLY
 WITH TRAFFIC-CONTROL INDICATIONS THROUGH THE INSTALLATION AND  OPERATION
 OF TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING SYSTEMS, IN ACCORD-
 ANCE  WITH ARTICLE TWENTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER, OR (C) TO ADJUDICATE THE
 LIABILITY OF OWNERS FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUBDIVISION (B), (C), (D), (F)  OR
 (G) OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED EIGHTY OF THIS CHAPTER IMPOSED PURSUANT TO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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