Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to consumer protection
|Jan 04, 2023
referred to consumer protection
Senate Bill S418
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S418 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S418 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S418 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring seri- al numbers on all catalytic converters sold in New York state PURPOSE: To address the theft of catalytic converters by requiring manufacturers to engrave serial numbers on all catalytic converters. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the general business law to require that all catalytic converters manufactured after January 1, 2023 have a serial number stamped or engraved that distinguishes that catalytic converter from all other catalytic converters of the same make and model. JUSTIFICATION:
2023-S418 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 418 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring seri- al numbers on all catalytic converters sold in New York state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 392-k to read as follows: § 392-K. CATALYTIC CONVERTERS; SERIAL NUMBERS. NO CATALYTIC CONVERTER MANUFACTURED OR ASSEMBLED ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWEN- TY-FOUR SHALL BE SOLD OR OFFERED FOR SALE AS AN INDIVIDUAL PART OR AS PART OF A MOTOR VEHICLE IN THIS STATE UNLESS IT HAS AN IDENTIFYING SERI- AL NUMBER THAT DISTINGUISHES THAT CATALYTIC CONVERTER FROM ALL OTHER CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF THAT SAME MAKE AND MODEL PERMANENTLY AND VISIBLY ENGRAVED OR STAMPED IN READILY LEGIBLE BOLDFACED FIGURES AT LEAST ONE- EIGHTH INCHES IN HEIGHT IN SUCH A MANNER THAT THE SERIAL NUMBER CANNOT BE REMOVED WITHOUT BEING DEFACED OR DESTROYED. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01919-01-3
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