Bill Text: NY S03021 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires that for hire vehicles with a chassis which was manufactured and then altered for the purpose of transporting ten or more occupants, including the driver, be equipped with an operable carbon monoxide detector.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-31 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S03021 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03021-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3021
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 31, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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  requiring
          that  certain  motor  vehicles  shall be equipped with operable carbon
          monoxide detectors
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  9  of section 375 of the vehicle and traffic
     2  law, as amended by chapter 576 of the laws of 1985, is amended  to  read
     3  as follows:
     4    9.  a.  Every  omnibus operating upon the public highways of the state
     5  having a carrying capacity of ten or more passengers, shall be  equipped
     6  with  one hand fire extinguisher of at least 4 B:C Underwriters' Labora-
     7  tories rating or a similar rating by any qualified laboratory or testing
     8  organization which meets the criteria of American  Society  for  Testing
     9  Materials test E548-76. Fire extinguishers shall be kept in good operat-
    10  ing condition at all times and must be mounted in a place readily acces-
    11  sible for use.
    12    b.  Every for hire vehicle operated or driven upon the public highways
    13  of the state with a chassis which was manufactured and then altered  for
    14  the purpose of transporting ten or more occupants, including the driver,
    15  shall be equipped with an operable carbon monoxide detector. The commis-
    16  sioner,  in  consultation with the commissioner of transportation, shall
    17  promulgate rules and regulations as he or she shall  deem  necessary  to
    18  carry out the provisions of this paragraph.
    19    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    20  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01124-01-9
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