Bill Text: NY S04336 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides that no person sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in a motor vehicle unless such person is restrained by a safety belt approved by the commissioner of motor vehicles.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-15 - referred to codes [S04336 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04336-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          4336
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                      March 7, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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  mandatory
          seat belt use
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1229-c of the vehicle and  traffic
     2  law,  as added by chapter 365 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    3. No person shall operate a  motor  vehicle  unless  such  person  is
     5  restrained  by  a  safety  belt  approved by the commissioner. No person
     6  sixteen years of age or over shall be a passenger in [the front seat of]
     7  a motor vehicle unless such  person  is  restrained  by  a  safety  belt
     8  approved by the commissioner.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    10  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10128-01-9
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