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Motor vehicle alarms
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
§ 399-u. Motor vehicle alarms. 1. On and after the effective date of
this section, all devices offered for sale or installed in the state as
alarms for motor vehicles shall be so equipped and shall function so
that the audible portion of the alarm resets and ceases to sound not
more than three minutes after it is activated and commences sounding. No
audible burglar alarm in a motor vehicle shall be capable of being
activated except by (a) direct physical contact with that motor vehicle
or (b) through the use of an individual remote activation device that is
designed to be used with the motor vehicle alarm system of a particular
vehicle so long as the alarm activated by such device ceases to sound
within not more than three minutes.

2. A violation of the provisions of this section shall constitute an
offense punishable by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars for
the first offense and not more than two hundred fifty dollars for a
second or subsequent offense.