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S07876 Summary:

BILL NOS07876
 
SAME ASSAME AS A09972
 
SPONSORGOUNARDES
 
COSPNSRHOYLMAN, KRUEGER
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 216-b, V & T L
 
Creates a pedestrian safety rating system for motor vehicles which shall be posted on the department of motor vehicles' website.
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S07876 Actions:

BILL NOS07876
 
02/27/2020REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION
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S07876 Memo:

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S07876 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7876
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 27, 2020
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 creating a
          pedestrian safety rating system for motor vehicles
 
          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 216-b to read as follows:
     3    § 216-b. Pedestrian safety rating system. The commissioner shall cause
     4  to be created a pedestrian safety rating  system  which  shall  be  made
     5  publicly available on the department's internet website. Such pedestrian
     6  safety  rating  system shall provide a rating between one and five stars
     7  for every motor vehicle model registered by individuals  in  this  state
     8  based on:
     9    1.  the  frequency  of  collisions involving a bicyclist or pedestrian
    10  reported in the state for such motor  vehicle  model,  compared  to  the
    11  total number of such motor vehicle model registered in the state;
    12    2.  safety  features  that the commissioner determines are relevant to
    13  pedestrian and bicyclist safety, including but not limited to, automatic
    14  collision warning or pedestrian detection features,  automatic  braking,
    15  and visibility; and
    16    3.  any  other  factors  the  commissioner  determines are relevant to
    17  pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD15047-02-0
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