senate Bill S6057

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to imposing liability on owners of motor vehicles for failure to comply with vehicle sound limits

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to cities 1
Apr 01, 2021 referred to cities 1

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S6057 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7537
Current Committee:
Senate Cities 1
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §24-236.1, NYC Ad Cd; amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S1982

S6057 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Imposes liability on owners of motor vehicles for failure to comply with vehicle sound limits in the city of New York.

S6057 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6057 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6057
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 1
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
   relation to imposing liability on owners of motor vehicles for failure
   to comply with vehicle sound limits; to amend the public officers law,
   in relation to access to certain agency records; and providing for the
   repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
 by adding a new section 24-236.1 to read as follows:
   § 24-236.1 OWNER LIABILITY FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY  WITH  MOTOR  VEHICLE
 SOUND  LIMITS.  (A)  DEFINITIONS.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE
 FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (1) "DECIBEL READER" SHALL REFER TO A  MEASURING  INSTRUMENT  USED  TO
 ASSESS  NOISE  OR  SOUND  LEVELS  BY  MEASURING SOUND PRESSURE AND WHICH
 EXPRESSES SUCH LEVEL IN THE UNIT OF A DECIBEL (DB).
   (2) "LESSEE" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON,  CORPORATION,  FIRM,  PARTNERSHIP,
 AGENCY,  ASSOCIATION  OR  ORGANIZATION  THAT  RENTS,  BAILS,  LEASES  OR
 CONTRACTS FOR THE USE OF ONE OR MORE VEHICLES AND HAS THE EXCLUSIVE  USE
 THEREOF FOR ANY PERIOD OF TIME.
   (3)  "LESSOR"  SHALL  MEAN ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP,
 AGENCY, ASSOCIATION OR ORGANIZATION ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS  OF  RENTING
 OR  LEASING  VEHICLES  TO ANY LESSEE OR BAILEE UNDER A RENTAL AGREEMENT,
 LEASE OR OTHERWISE, WHEREIN THE SAID LESSEE OR BAILEE HAS THE  EXCLUSIVE
 USE OF SAID VEHICLE FOR ANY PERIOD OF TIME.
   (4)  "MANUAL UNIFORM TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICE" OR "MUTCD" SHALL MEAN THE
 MANUAL AND  SPECIFICATIONS  FOR  A  UNIFORM  SYSTEM  OF  TRAFFIC-CONTROL
 DEVICES  MAINTAINED BY THE STATE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION PURSUANT
 TO SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED EIGHTY OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10723-02-1

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