in 2013, the New York State assembly had a bill to cover snow on vehicles,
Assembly Bill A3687
Provides that motor vehicles, with certain exceptions,
shall not be operated with an accumulation of snow
or ice on the surface thereof
AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring
surfaces of certain motor vehicles to be cleared of accumulated snow,
sleet, or hail; to amend the state finance law, the public authorities
law and the transportation law, in relation to the snow and ice
removal fund; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 1229-e to read as follows:
S 1229-E. CLEARANCE OF SNOW, SLEET, AND HAIL. 1. NO PERSON SHALL OPER-
ATE A MOTOR VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC STREET OR HIGHWAY WHILE THERE IS AN
ACCUMULATION OF SNOW, SLEET, OR HAIL ON THE ROOF OR CARGO BED SURFACES
THEREOF, WHETHER OF ANY OCCUPANT COMPARTMENT, TRAILER, OR OTHER CARGO
COMPARTMENT IN EXCESS OF THREE INCHES.
2. THE REMOVAL OF ACCUMULATED SNOW, SLEET, OR HAIL REQUIRED BY SUBDI-
VISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY DURING THE FALLING OF SNOW,
SLEET, OR HAIL OR WITHIN THREE HOURS AFTER THE CESSATION OF THE FALLING
3. (A) THE OPERATOR OF A NON-COMMERCIAL VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, EXCLUDING A DISABLED OPERATOR, SHALL BE
SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS NOR MORE
THAN EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS.
( THE OPERATOR, OWNER, LESSEE, BAILEE OR ANY ONE OF THE AFORESAID IF
A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN
FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN TWELVE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS.
© ALL FINES CREDITED TO THE STATE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE
DEPOSITED TO THE SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
SECTION SEVENTY-FOUR-A OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
4. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY AUTOMOBILE
TRANSPORTER, MOTORCYCLE, OR AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE.
but, of course, it died in committee.
These aѕsholes cant agree that snow and ice on the roof of a moving vehicle is dangerous, but they can all agree to have a circle jerk and pass laws against foregrips and other rifle features that only serve to make the rifle more accurate and less likely to hit unintended targets, and innocent bystanders. And these morons want to get reelected.