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A03371 Summary:

COSPNSRGalef, Hooper, Weprin
MLTSPNSRColton, Crespo, Hikind
Add 379, V & T L
Requires certain vehicles to be equipped with an ignition interlock device, including vehicles transporting hazardous materials, commercial vehicles over 18,000 pounds, and public mass transportation vehicles.
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A03371 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 27, 2017
        Introduced  by  M. of A. ORTIZ, GALEF, HOOPER, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored
          by -- M. of A.  COLTON, CRESPO, HIKIND -- read once  and  referred  to
          the Committee on Transportation
        AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring
          certain vehicles to be equipped with ignition interlock devices

          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 379 to read as follows:
     3    § 379. Ignition interlock device required for certain  vehicles.    1.
     4  Any  motor vehicle described in subdivision one of section three hundred
     5  seventy-eight of this article and any other commercial vehicle which has
     6  a gross combined weight of eighteen thousand pounds  or  more,  and  any
     7  motor vehicle engaged in public mass transportation such as a public bus
     8  or  a school bus, shall be equipped with an ignition interlock device as
     9  defined in section one hundred nineteen-a of this chapter.
    10    2. A violation of any of the provisions of this section or of any rule
    11  or regulation  promulgated  hereunder  shall  constitute  a  misdemeanor
    12  punishable  by  a  fine of not more than one hundred dollars for a first
    13  offense, three hundred fifty dollars for  a  second  offense,  or  seven
    14  hundred  fifty  dollars  for each subsequent offense, or by imprisonment
    15  for not more than thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    17  it shall have become a law, provided, however, that the commissioner  of
    18  the department of motor vehicles is authorized to immediately promulgate
    19  any rules and regulations necessary to effectuate the provisions of this
    20  act on or before the effective date of this act.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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