senate Bill S5087

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Exempts new clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle standards from first year of registration fees

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Feb 23, 2021 referred to transportation

S5087 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§107-a & 159-b, amd §401, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3565
2015-2016: S2292
2017-2018: S2932
2019-2020: S241

S5087 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts new clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle standards from the first year of registration fees.

S5087 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5087 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5087
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 23, 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  exempting
   new clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle stan-
   dards  from  the fees for the first year of registration of such vehi-
   cles; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expiration
   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  two  new
 sections 107-a and 159-b to read as follows:
   §  107-A.    CLEAN  FUEL  VEHICLE.  EVERY MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH IS FOUR-
 WHEELED, HAS A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING OF NOT MORE THAN EIGHT  THOU-
 SAND  FIVE  HUNDRED  POUNDS,  HAS A MAXIMUM SPEED OF AT LEAST FIFTY-FIVE
 MILES PER HOUR, AND CAN BE PROPELLED AT LEAST IN  PART  BY  AN  ELECTRIC
 MOTOR  AND  ASSOCIATED  POWER  ELECTRONICS  THAT DRAWS ELECTRICITY FOR A
 HYDROGEN FUEL CELL OR FROM A BATTERY THAT HAS A BATTERY CAPACITY  OF  AT
 LEAST  FOUR  KILOWATT-HOURS,  AND  IS  CAPABLE  OF BEING CHARGED FROM AN
 EXTERNAL SOURCE OF ELECTRICITY.
   § 159-B. VEHICLE THAT MEETS THE CLEAN VEHICLE STANDARDS.  EVERY  MOTOR
 VEHICLE  WHICH (A) IS CERTIFIED, AS PROVIDED FOR UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF
 THE FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT (42 U.S.C. SECTION 7401 ET SEQ.,  AS  AMENDED)
 AS MEETING EXHAUST EMISSION STANDARDS FOR SUPER-ULTRA-LOW EMISSION VEHI-
 CLES WHICH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA HAS ADOPTED (CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGU-
 LATIONS,  TITLE  13)  AND  IS PERMITTED TO ADOPT UNDER 42 U.S.C. SECTION
 7543, AND WHICH OTHER STATES ARE PERMITTED  TO  ADOPT  UNDER  42  U.S.C.
 SECTIONS  7503  AND 7507, AND (B) HAS A FUEL EFFICIENCY THAT IS AT LEAST
 ONE AND ONE-HALF TIMES THE AVERAGE FUEL EFFICIENCY FOR VEHICLES  IN  ITS
 WEIGHT CLASS.
   §  2.  Subdivision  6 of section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph c-1 to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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