senate Bill S1242

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Requires notification of impending expiration of vehicle inspection

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 18, 2023 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 17, 2023 ordered to third reading cal.84
reported and committed to rules
Jan 10, 2023 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jan 17, 2023 - Rules committee Vote

S1242
14
3
committee
14
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Rules Committee Vote: Jan 17, 2023

nay (3)
aye wr (3)
excused (1)

Jan 17, 2023 - Transportation committee Vote

S1242
10
2
committee
10
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Transportation Committee Vote: Jan 17, 2023

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

S1242 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §306, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7844
2019-2020: S694
2021-2022: S3687

S1242 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes that the department of motor vehicles shall notify individuals via postal mail or electronic notification that their vehicle inspection is subject to expiration thirty days before such expiration; provides for a five day grace period after the expiration of the vehicle inspection certificate wherein operators of such vehicle shall not be fined.

S1242 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1242 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1242
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 10, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- 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  requiring
   vehicle  inspection  renewal notification thirty days prior to expira-
   tion

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivisions (a) and (b) of section 306 of the vehicle and
 traffic law, as amended by chapter 608 of the laws of 1993, are  amended
 and a new subdivision (g) is added to read as follows:
   (a)  The  commissioner  shall  suspend  or prohibit the renewal of the
 registration of any motor vehicle for which  a  certificate  or  certif-
 icates  of  inspection has or have not been obtained as required by this
 article, or the regulations promulgated  thereunder,  or  which  is  not
 repaired  within  the period designated under SUBDIVISION (B) OF section
 three hundred four OF THIS ARTICLE [(b)]; provided however, the  commis-
 sioner  shall  waive  the  requirement  for  any repairs to an emissions
 system beyond the expenditure amount permitted by federal law and  regu-
 lations once the amount has been expended, AND PROVIDED FURTHER THAT THE
 COMMISSIONER   SHALL   PROVIDE  FOR  SUITABLE  NOTICE  OF  AN  IMPENDING
 INSPECTION  EXPIRATION  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  SUBDIVISION  (G)  OF  THIS
 SECTION.  The  commissioner  shall provide for an appeal from a determi-
 nation related to a request that the repair requirement  be  waived.  No
 such  NOTICE OR waiver shall apply to classes of vehicles for which such
 waiver would be prohibited pursuant to  a  final  decree  of  a  federal
 court.
   (b)  No  motor vehicle shall be operated or parked on the public high-
 ways of this state unless a certificate or certificates  of  inspection,
 as  required  by  this  article, is or are displayed upon the vehicle or
 affixed to the registration certificate for the vehicle as may be deter-
 mined by the commissioner. The commissioner may, by regulation,  provide
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05175-01-3

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