Bill Text: NY S00038 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibits certain devices which enhance a vehicle's capacity to emit soot, smoke or other particulate emissions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-09 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S00038 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00038-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                           38
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                       (Prefiled)
                                     January 9, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, GIANARIS, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, SERRANO -- read
          twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
          Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  prohibiting
          certain devices which enhance a vehicle's capacity to emit soot, smoke
          or other particulate emissions
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 375 of the vehicle and traffic law
     2  is amended by adding a new paragraph (f) to read as follows:
     3    (f) No person shall  retrofit  any  diesel-powered  vehicle  with  any
     4  device,  smoke  stack,  or  other equipment which enhances the vehicle's
     5  capacity to emit soot, smoke, or other particulate emissions,  or  shall
     6  purposely release significant quantities of soot, smoke, or other parti-
     7  culate emissions into the air and onto roadways and other vehicles while
     8  operating  the  vehicle.  Any  such  violation  shall be punishable as a
     9  misdemeanor.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03246-01-9
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