S02353 Summary:

BILL NOS02353
 
SAME ASSAME AS A05711
 
SPONSORSQUADRON
 
COSPNSRHOYLMAN
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add S19-0326, En Con L
 
Prohibits idling by heavy-duty vehicles.
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S02353 Actions:

BILL NOS02353
 
01/22/2015REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
01/06/2016REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
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S02353 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2353
 
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 22, 2015
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
        AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
          prohibiting idling by heavy-duty vehicles
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
     2  new section 19-0326 to read as follows:
     3  § 19-0326. Prohibition on idling by heavy-duty vehicles.
     4    1.  No person shall allow or permit the idling of a heavy-duty vehicle
     5  for more than three minutes except as otherwise provided by the  depart-
     6  ment in regulation.
     7    2. The department may adopt and update, from time to time, regulations
     8  necessary  to  implement the provisions of this section. The regulations
     9  shall include any exemptions deemed by the department to be necessary or
    10  appropriate.
    11    3. As used in this section "heavy-duty vehicle" means a  vehicle  that
    12  has  a gross vehicle weight rating exceeding eight thousand five hundred
    13  pounds designed primarily for transporting persons or properties.
    14    4. The department, in cooperation with the department of  motor  vehi-
    15  cles,  shall  conduct  outreach and provide educational materials on the
    16  provisions of this section to law enforcement  officers  throughout  the
    17  state.
    18    5.  No local law or ordinance governing the idling of heavy-duty vehi-
    19  cles shall be preempted by this section. This section shall not apply to
    20  authorized emergency vehicles as defined in section one hundred  one  of
    21  the vehicle and traffic law that are exempt from the idling restrictions
    22  set  forth  in  section 24-163 of the administrative code of the city of
    23  New York.
    24    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    25  have become a law.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00992-01-5
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