senate Bill S4450

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the display of a bus driver's credentials

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 02, 2022 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 20, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 19, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 18, 2022 1st report cal.240
Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 31, 2021 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 25, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 23, 2021 1st report cal.636
Feb 04, 2021 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Transportation committee Vote

S4450
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Jan 18, 2022

Mar 23, 2021 - Transportation committee Vote

S4450
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Mar 23, 2021

S4450 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3461
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §509-dd, amd §509-m, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6921, A8726
2019-2020: S3450, A2188

S4450 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the display of a bus driver's credentials prominently while he or she is on duty and changes the review of his or her files by the department from every three years to annually.

S4450 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4450 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4450
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 the display-
   ing of a bus driver's credentials while he or she is on duty  and  the
   review of his or her files

   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 509-dd to read as follows:
   §  509-DD.  PASSENGER  MOTOR  CARRIER INFORMATION. THE COMMISSIONER OF
 TRANSPORTATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER,  SHALL  ESTABLISH
 REQUIREMENTS  FOR  MOTOR CARRIERS REQUIRED TO OBTAIN APPROVAL TO OPERATE
 AS A COMMON OR CONTRACT CARRIER OF PASSENGERS BY MOTOR VEHICLE FROM  THE
 COMMISSIONER  OF TRANSPORTATION FOR PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING CONSPICUOUS
 DISPLAY OF VALID OPERATING AUTHORITY, INSPECTION INFORMATION, AND DRIVER
 QUALIFICATIONS AT LOCATIONS  WHERE  SUCH  PERSONS  OR  ENTITIES  PERFORM
 CONTRACT  OR COMMON CARRIER SERVICES WITH SUCH MOTOR VEHICLES AND WITHIN
 ANY MOTOR VEHICLE USED TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICES.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF
 THIS  SECTION,  "MOTOR  CARRIERS"  SHALL NOT INCLUDE BUSES REFERENCED IN
 PARAGRAPH (A) OR (E) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FIVE  HUNDRED  NINE-A
 OF THIS ARTICLE.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 509-m of the vehicle and traffic law, as
 amended by chapter 12 of the laws of 2020, is amended and a new subdivi-
 sion 9 is added to read as follows:
   1.  At  least once [every three years] ANNUALLY, review the bus driver
 files of each motor carrier, provided, however,  that  the  commissioner
 may  review  such  bus  driver files at his discretion at any other time
 during regular business hours. Provided, however, that the  commissioner
 shall  review  at  least  annually  the  bus driver files of each driver
 employed by a motor  carrier  who  operates  an  altered  motor  vehicle
 commonly  referred to as a "stretch limousine" designed to carry nine or
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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