senate Bill S784B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certain vehicle equipment violations and fines

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 22, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.697
substituted for a471c
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2021 amended on third reading 784b
May 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2021 1st report cal.896
Apr 26, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Apr 06, 2021 print number 784a
Apr 06, 2021 amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2021 referred to transportation

Votes

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May 4, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S784A
16
3
committee
16
Aye
3
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 27, 2021 - Transportation committee Vote

S784A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2021

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S784 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A471
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§375, 381, 303 & 398-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9009, A11077

S784 - Summary

Relates to certain vehicle equipment violations and fines.

S784 - Sponsor Memo

S784 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    784
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 certain
   equipment violations and fines; and to amend  the  executive  law,  in
   relation  to  requiring  police vehicles to be equipped with a decibel
   reader
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions  31 and 32 of section 375 of the vehicle and
 traffic law, subdivision 31 as amended by chapter 337  of  the  laws  of
 1971,  and  subdivision 32 as amended by section 14 of part C of chapter
 62 of the laws of 2003, are amended to read as follows:
   31. Mufflers and exhaust systems. Prevention  of  noise.  Every  motor
 vehicle, operated or driven upon the highways of the state, shall at all
 times  be  equipped  with  an  adequate  muffler  and  exhaust system in
 constant operation and properly maintained to prevent any [excessive  or
 unusual]  noise OVER NINETY-FIVE DECIBELS FOR MOTORCYCLES AND OVER SIXTY
 DECIBELS FOR OTHER MOTOR VEHICLES, and no such muffler or exhaust system
 shall be equipped with a cut-out, bypass, or similar device.  No  person
 shall  modify  the  muffler  or  exhaust  system of a motor vehicle in a
 manner which will amplify or increase the noise emitted by the motor  or
 exhaust  system  of  such  vehicle  above that emitted by the muffler or
 exhaust system originally installed on the  vehicle  and  such  original
 muffler  and  exhaust  system  shall comply with all the requirements of
 this section.
   A muffler is a device consisting of a series  of  chambers  or  baffle
 plates,  or other mechanical design for the purpose of receiving exhaust
 gas from an internal combustion engine, and effective in reducing noise.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01833-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S784A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A471
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§375, 381, 303 & 398-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9009, A11077

S784A - Summary

Relates to certain vehicle equipment violations and fines.

S784A - Sponsor Memo

S784A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  784--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GOUNARDES,  GAUGHRAN,  JACKSON  -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Transportation   --   committee   discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic  law,  in  relation  to  certain
   equipment  violations  and  fines;  and to amend the executive law, in
   relation to requiring police vehicles to be equipped  with  a  decibel
   reader
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 31 and 32 of section 375 of  the  vehicle  and
 traffic  law,  subdivision  31  as amended by chapter 337 of the laws of
 1971, and subdivision 32 as amended by section 14 of part C  of  chapter
 62 of the laws of 2003, are amended to read as follows:
   31.  Mufflers  and  exhaust  systems. Prevention of noise. Every motor
 vehicle, operated or driven upon the highways of the state, shall at all
 times be equipped  with  an  adequate  muffler  and  exhaust  system  in
 constant  operation and properly maintained to prevent any [excessive or
 unusual] noise WHICH EXCEEDS THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE  SOUND  LEVEL  LIMITS
 PRESCRIBED  IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX OF THIS TITLE OR THROUGH
 LOCAL LAW, RULE, OR REGULATION IN RELATION TO MOTOR VEHICLES AND  MOTOR-
 CYCLES,  and  no such muffler or exhaust system shall be equipped with a
 cut-out, bypass, or similar device. No person shall modify  the  muffler
 or  exhaust  system of a motor vehicle in a manner which will amplify or
 increase the noise emitted by the motor or exhaust system of such  vehi-
 cle  above  that  emitted  by  the  muffler or exhaust system originally
 installed on the vehicle and such original muffler  and  exhaust  system
 shall  comply  with  all the requirements of this section. PROVIDED THAT
 THE AMENDMENTS MADE BY THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-
 ONE  WHICH AMENDED THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT MODIFY OR OTHERWISE AFFECT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S784B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A471
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§375, 381, 303 & 398-e, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9009, A11077

S784B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain vehicle equipment violations and fines.

S784B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S784B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  784--B
     Cal. No. 896
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. GOUNARDES, GAUGHRAN, JACKSON, MAYER, THOMAS -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
   reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
   on Finance -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
   and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  vehicle and traffic law, in relation to certain
   equipment violations and fines; and to amend  the  executive  law,  in
   relation  to  requiring  police vehicles to be equipped with a decibel
   reader
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions  31, 31-a, 31-b and 32 of section 375 of the
 vehicle and traffic law, subdivision 31 as amended by chapter 337 of the
 laws of 1971, subdivision 31-a as added by chapter 434 of  the  laws  of
 1979,  subdivision  31-b as added by chapter 612 of the laws of 1986 and
 subdivision 32 as amended by section 14 of part C of chapter 62  of  the
 laws of 2003, are amended to read as follows:
   31.  Mufflers  and  exhaust  systems. Prevention of noise.   (A) Every
 motor vehicle, operated or driven upon the highways of the state,  shall
 at  all times be equipped with an adequate muffler and exhaust system in
 constant operation and properly maintained to prevent any  excessive  or
 unusual  noise  and  no such muffler or exhaust system shall be equipped
 with a cut-out, bypass, or similar device. No person  shall  modify  the
 muffler  or  exhaust  system  of  a motor vehicle in a manner which will
 amplify or increase the noise emitted by the motor or exhaust system  of
 such  vehicle  above  that  emitted  by  the  muffler  or exhaust system
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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