S02353 Summary:

BILL NO    S02353 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    SQUADRON

COSPNSR    HOYLMAN

MLTSPNSR   

Add S19-0326, En Con L

Prohibits idling by heavy-duty vehicles.
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S02353 Actions:

BILL NO    S02353 

01/22/2015 REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
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S02353 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         2353

                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                   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  S 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    S 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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