S07879 Summary:

BILL NOS07879
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORROBACH
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 1226, V & T L
 
Provides that no person shall operate a motor vehicle without having at least one hand or, in the case of a physically handicapped person, at least one prosthetic device or aid on the steering mechanism at all times when the motor vehicle is in motion, unless driving technology is engaged to perform the steering function.
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S07879 Actions:

BILL NOS07879
 
05/19/2016REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
05/23/2016COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
05/23/2016ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1018
05/24/2016PASSED SENATE
05/24/2016DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
05/24/2016referred to transportation
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S07879 Committee Votes:

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S07879 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S07879 Memo:

Memo not available
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S07879 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7879
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      May 19, 2016
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  control  of
          steering mechanism
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 1226 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended  by
     2  chapter 506 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
     3    § 1226. Control of steering mechanism. No person shall operate a motor
     4  vehicle without having at least one hand or, in the case of a physically
     5  handicapped  person, at least one prosthetic device or aid on the steer-
     6  ing mechanism at all times when the motor vehicle is in  motion,  unless
     7  driving technology is engaged to perform the steering function.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10819-03-6
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