senate Bill S3533

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring the use of electronic coupling when providing prearranged transportation services to passengers

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2021 1st report cal.922
Jan 30, 2021 referred to transportation

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S3533 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4507
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1229-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6012, A7810

S3533 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the use of electronic coupling when providing prearranged transportation services to allow a passenger to confirm the prearranged match through an interactive exchange of signals on both the driver's handheld device and the passenger's handheld device.

S3533 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3533 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3533
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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
   the  use of electronic coupling when providing prearranged transporta-
   tion services to passengers

   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 1229-e to read as follows:
   § 1229-E. ADDITIONAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR VEHICLES ENGAGED  IN  THE
 TRANSPORTATION OF PASSENGERS. ANY ENTITY THAT PROVIDES A DIGITAL NETWORK
 OR APPLICATION ACCESSIBLE BY A HANDHELD DEVICE TO FACILITATE PREARRANGED
 TRANSPORTATION  SERVICES  TO  PASSENGERS, INCLUDING SERVICES PROVIDED IN
 TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY VEHICLES, AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  SIXTEEN
 HUNDRED  NINETY-ONE  OF  THIS  CHAPTER, FOR-HIRE-VEHICLES, AS DEFINED BY
 SECTION 19-502 OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF THE CITY OF NEW  YORK,  AND
 OTHER  COMMERCIAL  VEHICLES  ENGAGED  IN  THE FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION OF
 PASSENGERS, SHALL PROVIDE A SYSTEM OF  INTERACTIVE  ELECTRONIC  COUPLING
 BETWEEN  THE PASSENGER AND THE DRIVER ASSIGNED TO PICK THE PASSENGER UP.
 UPON THE ARRIVAL OF SUCH A VEHICLE OR AT ANY TIME DURING  A  PREARRANGED
 RIDE,  THE  ELECTRONIC  COUPLING  SHALL ALLOW A PASSENGER TO CONFIRM THE
 PREARRANGED MATCH THROUGH AN INTERACTIVE EXCHANGE OF SIGNALS ON BOTH THE
 DRIVER'S HANDHELD DEVICE AND THE PASSENGER'S HANDHELD DEVICE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
 law.  Effective immediately, the department of motor vehicles is author-
 ized to promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary  for  the
 implementation of this act on or before such effective date.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07769-01-1

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