Bill Text: NY S05375 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires all bus companies to post on their internet websites or at the places they sell tickets, certain information maintained by the federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-29 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S05375 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05375-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     April 29, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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
          motor  carriers  of  passengers  to  post, for public viewing, certain
          information on their websites
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  vehicle  and  traffic law is amended by adding a new
     2  section 509-nn to read as follows:
     3    § 509-nn. Motor carrier information. 1. Each motor carrier shall post,
     4  for public viewing, on its website  the  information  relating  to  such
     5  carrier  as  posted  on  the website of the federal Motor Carrier Safety
     6  Administration including, but not limited to:
     7    (a) its United  States  Department  of  Transportation  identification
     8  number;
     9    (b) its on road performance percentile;
    10    (c) its summary of activities;
    11    (d) its inspection history; and
    12    (e) a summary of its violations.
    13    2.  In  the  event  that  a motor carrier does not maintain a publicly
    14  accessible website, such carrier shall conspicuously post, at each place
    15  where the motor carrier sells tickets for transportation, a notice which
    16  provides the information required by subdivision one of this section.
    17    3. The information required to be provided by this  section  shall  be
    18  updated not less frequently than once every three months.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    20  it shall have become a law. Provided, however, that effective immediate-
    21  ly,  the  addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation
    22  necessary for the implementation of the provisions of this  act  on  its
    23  effective  date  are authorized and directed to be made and completed on
    24  or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.