Bill Text: NY A10198 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Provides that the department of transportation shall conduct a study to evaluate the weight limitations of fire vehicles with pneumatic tires.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)

Status: (Vetoed) 2018-12-21 - tabled [A10198 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A10198-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 22, 2018
        Introduced  by  M. of A. PELLEGRINO, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred
          to the Committee  on  Transportation  --  committee  discharged,  bill
          amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
        AN ACT directing the department of transportation to  study  the  weight
          limitations for fire vehicles with pneumatic tires
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The department of transportation, in consultation with  the
     2  thruway  authority, the metropolitan transportation authority, the divi-
     3  sion of state police, local police agencies, local  governments  includ-
     4  ing, but not limited to, the city of New York, and any other department,
     5  division,  board,  bureau, commission, agency or public authority of the
     6  state or any political  subdivision  thereof  deemed  necessary  by  the
     7  commissioner of transportation, shall conduct a study to evaluate weight
     8  limitations  for  fire  vehicles  with  pneumatic  tires as set forth in
     9  subdivision 17-b of section 385 of the vehicle and traffic law, and make
    10  recommendations regarding increasing or eliminating such weight  limita-
    11  tions. Such study shall include, but not be limited to, consideration of
    12  applicable  federal  laws  and regulations, and the effect, if any, of a
    13  change in fire vehicle weights on state and local roads and bridges.
    14    § 2. No later than one year after the effective date of this act,  the
    15  department of transportation shall submit to the governor and the legis-
    16  lature  a report on the weight limitations of fire vehicles operating on
    17  state and local roads and bridges, as described in section one  of  this
    18  act.
    19    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.