Bill Text: NY A11336 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires state police to carry and offer use of jumper cables to disabled vehicles.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2018-09-19 - referred to governmental operations [A11336 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A11336-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                   September 19, 2018
        Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Fernandez)
          -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring state police
          to carry and offer use of jumper cables
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 212-a
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 212-a. Required equipment. The  superintendent  shall  require  that
     4  every  vehicle  operated  by  the New York state police be equipped with
     5  jumper cables to assist in powering the battery of disabled vehicles.  A
     6  state  police  officer  shall  be  required  to offer use of such jumper
     7  cables when approaching a disabled vehicle.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.