Bill Text: NY S04104 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Relates to solicitation of donations on state highways.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-14 - PRINT NUMBER 4104A [S04104 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04104-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                    February 28, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
          tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
          mitted to said committee

        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  the  solic-
          itation of donations on state highways

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 1157 of the vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision (d) to read as follows:
     3    (d)  No  person shall occupy any part of a state highway in any manner
     4  for the purpose of selling or soliciting in a town outside the geograph-
     5  ical boundaries of a city or village, except by a person eighteen  years
     6  of  age  or  older  to solicit on behalf of a fire company as defined by
     7  subdivision two of section one hundred of the general municipal  law,  a
     8  voluntary  ambulance  service as defined by subdivision three of section
     9  one hundred of the general municipal law, or an organization exempt from
    10  taxation pursuant to section 501 (c) of the internal  revenue  code  and
    11  such  highway  has  a  speed  limit not exceeding thirty miles per hour.
    12  Provided, however, that no such solicitation pursuant to  this  subdivi-
    13  sion shall be authorized where prohibited by a local law or ordinance of
    14  the town in which such solicitation occurs.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.