senate Bill S6172

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the disabling, removal or interference with emission control devices and the use of emission tampering devices, and provides remedies for the violation of such provisions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2021 1st report cal.981
Apr 13, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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May 10, 2021 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S6172
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

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S6172 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19 Title 13 §§19-1301 - 19-1309, En Con L; amd §375, V & T L

S6172 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the disabling, removal or interference with emission control devices and the use of emission tampering devices; provides remedies for the violation of such provisions.

S6172 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6172 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6172
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   prohibiting  the  disabling,  removal  or  interference  with emission
   control devices; and to amend the environmental conservation  law  and
   the  vehicle  and  traffic  law, in relation to prohibiting the use of
   emission tampering devices and providing remedies for the violation of
   such provisions
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act  may be known and may be cited as the "emission
 tampering act of 2021".
   § 2. Article 19 of the environmental conservation law  is  amended  by
 adding a new title 13 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 13
                            EMISSION TAMPERING
 SECTION 19-1301. STATEMENT OF FINDINGS.
         19-1303. DEFINITIONS.
         19-1305. PROHIBITIONS.
         19-1307. EMISSION INSPECTIONS AND REPORTING.
         19-1309. ENFORCEMENT.
 § 19-1301. STATEMENT OF FINDINGS.
   1.  EMISSION CONTROL DEVICES INSTALLED BY MANUFACTURERS OF DIESEL-POW-
 ERED HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES ARE ESSENTIAL TO LIMITING THE EMISSION  OF  AIR
 POLLUTANTS  FROM  SUCH  VEHICLES,  PROTECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH FROM THE
 ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS OF THOSE POLLUTANTS, AND MAINTAINING THE  STATE'S
 ABILITY  TO  MEET  THE GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION TARGETS SET FORTH IN THE
 CLIMATE CHANGE AND COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP ACT.
   2. THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION  AGENCY  HAS  DETERMINED
 THAT  EMISSION  CONTROLS  HAVE  BEEN  REMOVED FROM OVER ONE-HALF MILLION
 HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES IN THE LAST DECADE, RESULTING IN MORE THAN  ONE-HALF

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

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