Bill Text: NY A04386 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Includes the examination of tinted or shaded front windshields and driver's side and passenger side windows in the periodic inspection of motor vehicles.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - referred to transportation [A04386 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04386-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4386
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  including
          the  examination  of  tinted  or shaded front windshields and driver's
          side and passenger side windows in the periodic  inspection  of  motor
          vehicles
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subparagraph (a) of  paragraph  1  of  subdivision  (c)  of
     2  section 301 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 444 of
     3  the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (a)  A  safety  inspection  shall  be made with respect to the brakes;
     5  steering mechanism; wheel alignment; lights, including but  not  limited
     6  to the lights which are designed and placed on a vehicle for the purpose
     7  of  illuminating  the vehicle's license plates; odometer; tire pressure;
     8  seat safety belts; shoulder harness safety belts; any windshield,  front
     9  driver's  side  or  front  passenger's side window which is composed of,
    10  covered by or treated with any material which has a light  transmittance
    11  of  less than seventy percent pursuant to section three hundred seventy-
    12  five of this title and such other mechanisms and equipment as  shall  be
    13  determined by the commissioner to be necessary for proper and safe oper-
    14  ations. Such inspection shall also be made with respect to vehicle iden-
    15  tification  number. Upon inspection, the mileage appearing on the odome-
    16  ter shall be recorded upon the inspection sticker.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
    18  ing the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
    19  the  commissioner  of motor vehicles is authorized to promulgate any and
    20  all rules and regulations necessary and take any other  measures  neces-
    21  sary to implement this act on its effective date on or before such date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08021-01-9
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