A05743 Summary:

COSPNSROrtiz, Williams, D'Urso, Galef
MLTSPNSRCook, Hyndman
Add 1229-e, V & T L
Prohibits the parking or storing of a fully concealed vehicle on a public street.
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A05743 Actions:

02/14/2019referred to transportation
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A05743 Committee Votes:

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A05743 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A05743 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 14, 2019
        Introduced  by  M. of A. PERRY, ORTIZ, WILLIAMS, D'URSO, GALEF -- Multi-
          Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, HYNDMAN -- read once  and  referred  to
          the Committee on Transportation
        AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prohibiting
          the parking or storing of a fully concealed vehicle on a public street

          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 1229-e to read as follows:
     3    § 1229-e. Prohibition of a fully concealed vehicle parked on a  public
     4  street.  (1) For the purposes of this section, "fully concealed vehicle"
     5  shall mean a vehicle covered with an opaque material where  the  license
     6  plate, the vehicle identification number, vehicle registration and other
     7  identifying information, and all windows are not visible.
     8    (2)  The  parking  or storing of a fully concealed vehicle on a public
     9  street shall be strictly prohibited.
    10    (3) Any vehicle parked on a public street in violation of this section
    11  shall be subject to immediate impound and towing to a location where the
    12  safety concerns regarding the vehicle shall be determined.
    13    (4) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the  contrary,  any
    14  municipality  of  this state, acting through its local legislative body,
    15  is hereby authorized and empowered to adopt and amend local laws,  rules
    16  and  ordinances,  in  accordance with the provisions of this section, in
    17  order to impose a penalty for violating this section, which may include,
    18  but not be limited to, the cost of towing the vehicle.
    19    (5) If the vehicle and its contents are determined to be of no  safety
    20  threat,  the  vehicle  shall  be released subject to satisfaction of all
    21  sanctions imposed by local authorities for the release of the vehicle.
    22    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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