senate Bill S3687A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires notification of impending expiration of vehicle inspection

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2022 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1269
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 09, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1631
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 02, 2021 print number 3687a
Jun 02, 2021 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 30, 2021 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Transportation committee Vote

S3687A
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: May 10, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Jun 8, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S3687A
18
1
committee
18
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3687 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §306, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7844
2019-2020: S694

S3687 - Summary

Establishes that the department of motor vehicles shall notify individuals via postal mail or electronic notification that their vehicle inspection is subject to expiration thirty days before such expiration; provides for a five day grace period after the expiration of the vehicle inspection certificate wherein operators of such vehicle shall not be fined.

S3687 - Sponsor Memo

S3687 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3687
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- 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
   vehicle  inspection  renewal notification thirty days prior to expira-
   tion

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  304 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision (d) to read as follows:
   (D)(1) THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL NOTIFY  INDIVIDUALS  VIA
 POSTAL MAIL THAT THEIR VEHICLE INSPECTION IS SUBJECT TO EXPIRATION THIR-
 TY  DAYS  BEFORE  SUCH  EXPIRATION. EVERY OWNER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH
 SHALL BE OPERATED OR DRIVEN UPON  THE  PUBLIC  HIGHWAYS  OF  THIS  STATE
 SHALL,  EXCEPT  AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED, BE CONTACTED BY MAIL OR
 OTHERWISE.
   (2) THE RENEWAL NOTIFICATION SHALL CONTAIN: (A) A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF
 THE MOTOR VEHICLE THAT HAS AN  INSPECTION  THAT  NEEDS  TO  BE  RENEWED,
 INCLUDING  THE  NAME  AND FACTORY NUMBER OF SUCH VEHICLE, AND SUCH OTHER
 FACTS AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE; (B)  THE  NAME  AND  RESIDENCE,
 INCLUDING  COUNTY  OF  THE OWNER OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE; (C) NOTIFICATION
 THAT SUCH INSPECTION SHALL EXPIRE AT THE END OF THE CURRENT  MONTH;  AND
 (D) SUCH ADDITIONAL FACTS OR EVIDENCE AS THE COMMISSIONER MAY REQUIRE IN
 CONNECTION WITH THE LETTER OF NOTIFICATION.
   (3)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL REGISTER THE NOTIFICATION SENT REGARDING
 SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE OR TRAILER AND MAINTAIN  A  RECORD  OF  SUCH  RENEWAL
 NOTIFICATIONS AND THE ADDRESSES TO WHICH SUCH NOTIFICATIONS WERE SENT.
   (4)  IT  SHALL  BE  THE  DUTY  OF EVERY OWNER HOLDING A CERTIFICATE OF
 REGISTRATION TO NOTIFY THE COMMISSIONER IN  WRITING  OF  ANY  CHANGE  OF
 RESIDENCE  OF  SUCH PERSON WITHIN TEN DAYS AFTER SUCH CHANGE OCCURS, AND
 TO INSCRIBE ON SUCH CERTIFICATE, IN THE PLACE PROVIDED  BY  THE  COMMIS-
 SIONER, A RECORD OF SUCH CHANGE OF RESIDENCE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S3687A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §306, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7844
2019-2020: S694

S3687A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes that the department of motor vehicles shall notify individuals via postal mail or electronic notification that their vehicle inspection is subject to expiration thirty days before such expiration; provides for a five day grace period after the expiration of the vehicle inspection certificate wherein operators of such vehicle shall not be fined.

S3687A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3687A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3687--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- 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, in  relation  to  requiring
   vehicle  inspection  renewal notification thirty days prior to expira-
   tion
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivisions (a) and (b) of section 306 of the vehicle and
 traffic law, as amended by chapter 608 of the laws of 1993, are  amended
 and a new subdivision (g) is added to read as follows:
   (a)  The  commissioner  shall  suspend  or prohibit the renewal of the
 registration of any motor vehicle for which  a  certificate  or  certif-
 icates  of  inspection has or have not been obtained as required by this
 article, or the regulations promulgated  thereunder,  or  which  is  not
 repaired  within  the period designated under SUBDIVISION (B) OF section
 three hundred four OF THIS ARTICLE [(b)]; provided however, the  commis-
 sioner  shall  waive  the  requirement  for  any repairs to an emissions
 system beyond the expenditure amount permitted by federal law and  regu-
 lations once the amount has been expended, AND PROVIDED FURTHER THAT THE
 COMMISSIONER   SHALL   PROVIDE  FOR  SUITABLE  NOTICE  OF  AN  IMPENDING
 INSPECTION  EXPIRATION  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  SUBDIVISION  (G)  OF  THIS
 SECTION.  The  commissioner  shall provide for an appeal from a determi-
 nation related to a request that the repair requirement  be  waived.  No
 such  NOTICE OR waiver shall apply to classes of vehicles for which such
 waiver would be prohibited pursuant to  a  final  decree  of  a  federal
 court.
   (b)  No  motor vehicle shall be operated or parked on the public high-
 ways of this state unless a certificate or certificates  of  inspection,
 as  required  by  this  article, is or are displayed upon the vehicle or
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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