Assembly Bill A5740

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition and registration of mobility dealers

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee

  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-A5740 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §415, V & T L; amd §§198-a & 198-b, Gen Bus L

2023-A5740 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition and registration of mobility dealers.

2023-A5740 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                              March 23, 2023
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. J. M. GIGLIO -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Transportation
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law  and  the  general  business
   law, in relation to mobility dealers

   Section 1. Paragraphs f and i of subdivision 1 of section 415  of  the
 vehicle  and traffic law, as amended by chapter 554 of the laws of 2015,
 are amended and two new paragraphs n and o are added to read as follows:
   f. "New motor vehicle dealer" means a dealer who engages in the activ-
 ities described in paragraph a of this subdivision  if  such  activities
 relate to new motor vehicles and if such dealer is party to a franchise,
 as  the terms "new motor vehicle" and "franchise" are defined in section
 four hundred sixty-two of this title; provided, however, for purposes of
 this definition, a new motor vehicle  shall  include  only  those  motor
 vehicles  commonly  classified  as a passenger automobile, sport utility
 vehicle, light truck, pickup truck, van, minivan, or  suburban,  with  a
 gross  vehicle  weight  rating of ten thousand pounds or less, and shall
 not include (i) any such vehicle which has been converted for use  as  a
 tow truck, or (ii) a motor vehicle for which the current ownership docu-
 ment  is  a  statement  of  acquisition  issued pursuant to section four
 hundred twenty-nine  of  this  title,  a  salvage  certificate,  salvage
 certificate  of  title,  nonrepairable  certificate, or similar document
 issued by any state or  jurisdiction[;],  or  (iii)  any  motor  vehicle
 commonly classified as a bus, school bus, garbage truck, marine trailer,
 tow truck, motorcycle, recreational vehicle, snowmobile, trailer, mobile
 home  or construction equipment; and provided further that: (i) a dealer
 is a new motor vehicle dealer only with respect to those vehicles  which
 are of the same make as those which that dealer is authorized to sell at
 that location pursuant to a valid franchise agreement; and (ii) a dealer
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
 A. 5740                             2


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