|SAME AS||No Same As|
|COSPNSR||Bichotte, Cook, Blake, Seawright, Arroyo, Englebright|
|MLTSPNSR||Hikind, Hooper, Rivera, Simon|
|Amd §304, V & T L|
|Relates to vehicle inspection renewal notification; authorizes the commissioner to send via postal mail notification that vehicle inspection is subject to expiration, and the commissioner shall keep a record of such notification.|
|01/30/2017||referred to transportation|
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NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
BILL NUMBER: A3906 SPONSOR: Colton (MS)
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to vehicle inspection renewal notification   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would amend section 304 of vehicle and traffic law by adding a new subdivision where the Department of Motor Vehicles shall notify individuals via postal mail that their vehicle inspection is subject to expiration before such expiration.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section (1) Section 304 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new subdivision (d) to read as follows: (d) The department of motor vehicles shall notify individuals via postal mail that their vehicle inspection is subject to expiration before such expiration. Every owner of a motor vehicle which shall be operated or driven upon the public highways of this state, except as otherwise expressly provided, shall be contacted by mail or otherwise. Section (2) This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeeding the, date on which it shall have become a law   JUSTIFICATION: This bill seeks to promote public safety by reminding a driver that their New York State Vehicle Inspection is close to expiration. Currently there is not a means to notify of impending inspection expira- tion; therefore it is common that many people miss their inspection renewal date. A reminder would give a warning notice to the motorist that it is time to take their vehicle in for the required yearly inspection. This would reduce the number of un-inspected vehicles with possible malfunctioning equipment on public streets.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2014: A.9100/Transportation   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3906 2017-2018 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY January 30, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. COLTON, BICHOTTE, COOK, SALADINO, BLAKE, SEAWRIGHT, ARROYO, ENGLEBRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HIKIND, HOOPER, RIVERA, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to vehicle inspection renewal notification The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Section 304 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by 2 adding a new subdivision (d) to read as follows: 3 (d) (1) The department of motor vehicles shall notify individuals via 4 postal mail that their vehicle inspection is subject to expiration 5 before such expiration. Every owner of a motor vehicle which shall be 6 operated or driven upon the public highways of this state shall, except 7 as otherwise expressly provided, be contacted by mail or otherwise. 8 (2) The renewal notification shall contain: (A) a brief description of 9 the motor vehicle that has an inspection that needs to be renewed, 10 including the name and factory number of such vehicle, and such other 11 facts as the commissioner shall require; (B) the name and residence, 12 including county of the owner of such motor vehicle, and (C) such addi- 13 tional facts or evidence as the commissioner may require in connection 14 with the letter of notification. 15 (3) The commissioner shall register the notification sent regarding 16 such motor vehicle or trailer and maintain a record of such renewal 17 notifications and the addresses to which such notifications were sent. 18 (4) It shall be the duty of every owner holding a certificate of 19 registration to notify the commissioner in writing of any change of 20 residence of such person within ten days after such change occurs, and 21 to inscribe on such certificate, in the place provided by the commis- 22 sioner, a record of such change of residence. EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05020-01-7A. 3906 2 1 (5) Inspection renewal notifications shall take effect on the date 2 determined by the commissioner. 3 (6) The commissioner may promulgate such regulations as are necessary 4 to effectuate the provisions of this subdivision, including provisions 5 for the recovery of the administrative costs of the program incurred for 6 each municipality. 7 § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed- 8 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.