Bill Text: NY A02107 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires all bus companies to post on their internet websites or at the places they sell tickets, certain information maintained by the federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-22 - referred to transportation [A02107 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A02107-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 22, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. KIM -- read once and referred to the Committee on
        AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring
          motor carriers of passengers to  post,  for  public  viewing,  certain
          information on their websites
          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 509-nn to read as follows:
     3    § 509-nn. Motor carrier information. 1. Each motor carrier shall post,
     4  for  public  viewing,  on  its  website the information relating to such
     5  carrier as posted on the website of the  federal  Motor  Carrier  Safety
     6  Administration including, but not limited to:
     7    (a)  its  United  States  Department  of Transportation identification
     8  number;
     9    (b) its on road performance percentile;
    10    (c) its summary of activities;
    11    (d) its inspection history; and
    12    (e) a summary of its violations.
    13    2. In the event that a motor carrier  does  not  maintain  a  publicly
    14  accessible website, such carrier shall conspicuously post, at each place
    15  where the motor carrier sells tickets for transportation, a notice which
    16  provides the information required by subdivision one of this section.
    17    3.  The  information  required to be provided by this section shall be
    18  updated not less frequently than once every three months.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    20  it shall have become a law. Provided, however, that effective immediate-
    21  ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
    22  necessary  for  the  implementation of the provisions of this act on its
    23  effective date are authorized and directed to be made and  completed  on
    24  or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.