assembly Bill A8269

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to accessible side entry for taxicabs and livery vehicles

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Jun 16, 2015 referred to transportation

A8269 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §375, V & T L

A8269 - Summary

Relates to accessible side entry for taxicabs and livery vehicles.

A8269 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8269

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to accessible
  side entry for taxicab and livery vehicles

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  375 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 52 to read as follows:
  52. ACCESSIBLE SIDE ENTRY FOR TAXICAB AND LIVERY VEHICLES.  (A)  EVERY
TAXICAB  AND  LIVERY REGISTERED IN THIS STATE THAT IS REQUIRED BY LOCAL,
STATE, OR FEDERAL LAW OR REGULATION TO BE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE, OR IN ANY
WAY ADVERTISES ITS SERVICES AS ACCESSIBLE TO INDIVIDUALS WITH  DISABILI-
TIES  AND  INDIVIDUALS WHO USE WHEELCHAIRS, MUST BE: (I) BUILT AS WHEEL-
CHAIR ACCESSIBLE BY THE VEHICLE'S ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER (OEM),
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED  IN  PARAGRAPH  (B)  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  AND  (II)
EQUIPPED  TO ALLOW ALL PASSENGERS TO ENTER THE VEHICLE THROUGH A PASSEN-
GER COMPARTMENT SIDE DOOR.
  (B) A VEHICLE NOT BUILT  AS  WHEELCHAIR  ACCESSIBLE  BY  THE  ORIGINAL
EQUIPMENT  MANUFACTURER  AND SUBSEQUENTLY CONVERTED, MODIFIED OR ALTERED
TO BE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE MAY BE USED  AS  AN  ACCESSIBLE  TAXICAB  OR
LIVERY  VEHICLE, PROVIDED THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SHALL REQUIRE
THE END MANUFACTURER OF ANY MODEL  OF  CONVERTED,  ALTERED  OR  MODIFIED
VEHICLE  TO  SUBMIT  CRASH  TEST  AND SAFETY DATA TO THE DEPARTMENT. THE
DEPARTMENT SHALL PUBLISH THIS DATA FOR PUBLIC CONSUMPTION AT  A  REGULAR
INTERVAL AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law, provided that this act shall apply to taxi-
cab and livery vehicles registered with a state or  local  authority  on
and after such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11626-01-5

assembly Bill A8270

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enhances the penalty for persons who violate orders of protection after having been previously convicted of violating such orders

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to children and families
Jun 16, 2015 referred to children and families

A8270 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4351
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §215.52, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2728
2011-2012: S3686
2009-2010: S2647

A8270 - Summary

Enhances the penalty for persons who violate orders of protection after having been previously convicted of violating such orders.

A8270 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8270

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  enhancing  the  penalties
  for violations of orders of protection

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 215.52 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  350
of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
S 215.52 Aggravated criminal contempt.
  A person is guilty of aggravated criminal contempt when:
  1. in violation of a duly served order of protection, or such order of
which  the  defendant has actual knowledge because he or she was present
in court when such order was issued, or an order of protection issued by
a court of competent  jurisdiction  in  another  state,  territorial  or
tribal  jurisdiction, he or she intentionally or recklessly causes phys-
ical injury or serious physical injury to a person for whose  protection
such order was issued; or
  2.  he  or  she  commits  the  crime of criminal contempt in the first
degree as defined in subdivision (b) or (d) of section  215.51  of  this
article  and  has  been  previously convicted of the crime of aggravated
criminal contempt; or
  3. he or she commits the crime  of  criminal  contempt  in  the  first
degree,  as defined in paragraph (i), (ii), (iii), (v) or (vi) of subdi-
vision (b) or subdivision (c) of section 215.51 of this article, and has
been previously convicted of the crime of criminal contempt in the first
degree, as defined in such subdivision (b), (c) or (d) of section 215.51
of this article, within the preceding five years.
  Aggravated criminal contempt is a class [D] C felony.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08466-01-5